#discrimination

SEXISM

BY: VAIBHAVI MENON Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on one’s sex or gender. Sexism can affect anyone, but it primarily affects women and girls. It has been linked to stereotypes and gender roles, and may include the belief that one sex or gender is intrinsically superior to another. Extreme sexism may foster sexual harassment, rape, and other forms of sexual violence. Gender discrimination may encompass sexism, and […]

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ZODIAC SHAMING

BY: VAIBHAVI MENON If you’re the type of person who thinks astrology is garbage, this entire line of thinking is your personal hell. It’s bad enough that people believe their personalities are based on the planetary alignment at the time of their birth. Now they’re casting off whole groups of […]

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Pride, prejudice and arrogance.

Augustine, it is “the love of one’s own excellence.” Pride: Pride is a double edged sword. Pride is usually considered in 2 ways1) The feeling of satisfaction that comes from one’s own achievement or those affiliated to us.2) Having a high opinion of oneself which sometimes expresses itself in the […]

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Environmental pollution

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~ Chief Seattle What is environmental pollution ? Is it degrading our lifestyle ? How can we […]

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The World of Nepotism

Welcome to the anti-meritocratic world, this world. What are you going to do about it? Will you stand back and watch while cronyism, nepotism, the old school tie, the private club, the right university, the right accent, the right background, the right secret society, the right religion, the right family, […]

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Is it your anxiety .

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” —William S. Burroughs Am I losing my mind or its just my mind playing tricks ? In the world , where people are ready to fight against their competitor . What will happen when […]

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Media Bias: the shoddy practice

Media Bias is a term used to describe biases and personal prejudices of a journalist in the selection of events that will be reported and the manner in which they’ll be reported. In earlier times, every media organisation had a political backing, that is, funded by any political party or […]

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Discrimination- Still a social issue

Discrimination is such a social issue that is prevalent in India from a long time. Though Indian Law describes discrimination as punishable crime under Civil Right Act 1964, we often see many cases of it. Why is this so?? Why even after so many years of evolution and development we […]

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International day of Tropics

The serenity of the lulling ocean is a wondrous thing to behold..more precious than the gems coveted and covered in platinum or gold… Oksana Rus Introduction International day of Tropics is observed every year on June 29th . This day is celebrated to highlight the different challenges and opportunities faced […]

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A poison called poverty

“Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor” – James BaldwinPoverty is a condition where people face actual shortage of resources required for living. Poverty is usually described in economics terms but in reality it is much more than that. It is not […]

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B. R. Ambedkar

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was an Indian economist, politician and social reformer. He was also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar. He campaigned against social discrimination against the lower castes or Dalits of the country. […]

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