Poverty

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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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UNFCCC and Cancun Climate Change Summit

UNFCCC and Cancun Climate Change SummitHow can the UN avoid a repeat of the disastrous Copenhagen summit in Mexico?

In the wake of the unsuccessful climate change conference held in Copenhagen last year, another summit is to be held in Cancun, Mexico this December. Intent on not ‘getting it wrong’ a second time, a series of meetings are to take place in the run up to Cancun, to discuss, deliberate and streamline negotiations.…
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The UN and The Queen

The UN and The QueenWill the Queen’s visit to the UN influence the quest for world unity and peace? Or do actions speak louder than words?

Whenever you make a trip to Buckingham Palace, regardless of the day, month or year, American accents are always the most prominent intonation to be heard outside the palace, as eager tourists from the States excitedly ogle the British Monarch’s abode.…
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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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