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To Travel is To Lead

To Travel is To Lead“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine

Traveling is taxing for some people while it is enjoyable for some people. It depends on the mindset of the person. Those who are lazy don’t appreciate traveling. They appreciate staying in one place to enjoy their life.…
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Leadership Skills for Indian Students

Leadership Skills for Indian Students“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”. John Quincy Adams.

There are mushrooming leadership development programs for students in the developed countries to impart leadership skills and abilities in students. Some prestigious international universities have customized training programs including Harvard Business School offering degrees in the domain of leadership.…
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Women’s Day

Women's Day

I’m a painter who only paints the portraits of women!
I’ve a portrait of:
A woman who miles away, bare-footed under the blazing sun, walks
And fetches the drinking water from a polluted pond!
A woman pregnant who taking rest instead,
Toils with men and feed her poor family;
A woman who in the morning is raped by her master
And in the night manhandled by the drunk husband
But raises voice never, since she has been taught
The husband is the mini-god while the master, the godfather!…
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Will Gates Foundation Replace the UN?

Will Gates Foundation Replace the UN?Don’t just go for safe projects, take on the really tough problems”, were the words of advice, Warren Buffet, co-trustee of the Gates Foundation, gave to Bill Gates about philanthropy. When the foundation was founded in 1994, known then as the William H. Gates Foundation, after Bill Gate’s father, there was little doubt that the charity was going to succeed, because after all, everything associated with Bill Gates – the richest man on the planet – succeeds.…
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Poverty in Morocco

Poverty in MoroccoAs the unevenness in wealth grows in Morocco, the age of excess needs to be replaced by an age of equality.

If I was given a Dirham every time a Moroccan person picked up my two young sons and kissed them lovingly on the cheek during our recent five-day visit to Marrakesh, I would probably have made enough money to buy myself a “meat tagine” at one of the more up-market restaurants in the city.…
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Maternal Health in Kenya

Scandal of Pregnancy Mortality

Scandal of Pregnancy MortalityThe “scandal” surrounding child-birth deaths. Who is letting women and our future generations down?

The joy a woman feels when she first finds out she is pregnant is quickly surpassed by natural feelings of apprehension. Not only about the prospect of looking after a helpless, newborn baby, but more so,  fear about the birth, with one morbidly frightening question lying deep in an expectant mothers overactive imagination, “will I die during labor?
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Human Rights in Malawi, is it Misunderstood?

Human Rights in Malawi, is it Misunderstood?The United Nations secretary general, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, is to travel to Malawi this weekend to discuss with the country’s president, Mr. Bingu wa Mutharika, among other issues, the 14 year sentencing of a homosexual couple, a sentence which Mr. Ban Ki-moon has described as “violating human rights principles that ban both discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, as well as the criminalization of sexual acts between consenting adults”.…
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