It is an undeniable fact that the Iraq war ended up becoming the most egregious failure in half a century of American foreign policy and that the invasion somehow created the conditions for the continuous conflict on the inside of the country- which has now become something close to a failed state. The occupation of Iraq… Read More Iraq: A New Era for the War-Torn Nation?
What is the first word that comes to your mind, when you think about safe sex and contraception? Mine is education. The second, taboo. In a country like Nigeria, where patriarchy is still strong and women have less chances to develop professionally, where the cultural beliefs are hard to defeat and to renew, contraception is… Read More Contraception in Nigeria: a taboo to overcome with education.
The European Parliament elections will be held in all Member States of the EU between the 22nd and the 25th of May, 2014. Did you know that? My guess is no. The European Parliament is the only organ if the EU that has direct legitimacy, in terms of the people actually having a say. The… Read More European Parliament Elections- Say What ?
India had a woman as head of government in 1966. Today, two of the most important political figures in the country are women: President Pratibha Patil, and the leader of the largest party, Sonia Gandhi. Having said that, India, even today, is one of the worst places to be born a woman. This is what… Read More Will India Become a Country for Women?
They can be considered as the ‘explorers of the cells’, the three winners of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2013. The two Americans James E. Rothman and Randy W. Schekman, along with the award-winning German author Thomas C.Suedhof, have laid the foundations for the study of disease in a new way, that is, starting… Read More Nobel Prize for Medicine
“Hungary will use all political and legal tools to destroy anti-semitism”, said Tibor Navracsics, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary in a conference organized by the Tom Lantos Institute. The two days long conference called ‘Jewish life and anti-semitism in contemporary Europe‘ was held at the Hungarian Parliament. Prominent politicians both from the governing party and… Read More Hungary‘s big step against anti-semitism
Berlusconi said yes to a vote of confidence towards the government of Italian PM Enrico Letta. After days of rumours and heavy statements where the backbencher and former PM Silvio Berlusconi repeatedly accused the Democratic Party of taking part in a plot to exclude him from the political scenario, he finally gave in. On Tuesday,… Read More What Will Happen to Italy After its #1 Playboy has Left the Mansion?