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Why International Men’s Day is a feminist cause

If there is a day that is more mocked than celebrated, it is the 19th of November,  commemorated as International Men’s Day. Founded in 1999, International Men’s Day (IMD) is intended to promote international reflection and incite action in support of men’s health and well-being, gender equality, improving gender relations[Read More…]

COP 22 Is An Opportunity To Create An Equitable Future

  One year after countries finalising the Paris agreement on climate change, countries are currently meeting for the annual ‘Conference of Parties’ or COP. This COP, taking place in Marrakech, Morocco, has been labelled a ‘COP of action’. Yet, one week into the negotiations, there’s very little evidence that countries[Read More…]

Biryani is for all

I looked around apprehensively as I slowly munched on my beef biryani. My furtive glances were met with derision from other eaters in the run-down Muslim restaurant. My mind was fraught with several questions. Did my biryani contain cow’s meat or buffalo’s as many people thought that it did? What[Read More…]

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