In June this year freelance journalist Gabrielle Pickard spoke to Shahriar Kia, a political analyst expert on Iran since 1982 and spokesperson for Camp Ashraf, Iraq, about the role women have played in helping to improve the lives of Iranian exiles living in “poverty and squalor” in a refugee camp in Iraq, known as Camp Ashraf.… Read this Post
Iran’s Biggest Empowerment
Inner courtyards and roads are paved with gravel and mud, intolerable for the sick and the handicapped. Sky-high towers bestowed with cameras and armed forces with semi-heavy machine guns patrol regularly.… Read this Post
What is the right age for a girl to become a woman?
“The transformation of gender relations in the developing world is the greatest social revolution of our era, and we need to keep that in mind in everything we do” Dr.… Read this Post
The unabated violence in Karachi termed as “Target Killing” is continuous since the mid of 1990s. In 2009 alone, 256 people including workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi (MQM-H), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Awami National Party (ANP) were assassinated, of whom 69 belonged to the MQM; 60 to MQM-H, 28 to PPP, 23 to ANP and 41 belonged to other religious groups.… Read this Post
“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.… Read this Post
As 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.… Read this Post
Traditional Medicine (Ayurveda – Science of Life) in the eyes of the UN Health and Insurance.
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the successes as well as stresses of your lives.… Read this Post
“Compassion is the sensitivity to another’s suffering and the corresponding will to free the other from that suffering.” Buddhist Teaching.
“Towards a just, secure and peaceful world governed by the rule of law.” UN Website on the Rule of Law
Let me begin by recalling the great scientist of the 20th century, Einstein’s poignant statement:
“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us, universe, a part limited in time and space.… Read this Post
“There is enough to serve everyone’s need, but not enough to cater to everyone’s greed.” Mahatma Gandhi.
Human Justice = Human Rights for All. It could also be labeled as Social Justice.… Read this Post