social issues (general)

Efforts to address social issues risk being co-opted for political gain or used to further divisive agendas.

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Restoring dignity in women’s labour can give older women the care and respect they deserve in late life.

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Economic empowerment, targeted legislation and cultural shifts are required to create gender-just societies and restore women’s dignity

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Despite various legal provisions to address, acid attack as a form of gender violence does not get the importance it deserves.

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India’s Supreme Court is poised to deliver a landmark judgement that may make marital rape a crime, a fiercely debated subject with roots in colonial law.

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The Gay Games’s policy on transgender athletes provides a model that could be adopted by many ‘mainstream’ sporting events.

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How can today’s youth best navigate the mental health challenges posed by screens and social media?

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Young women are bombarded with Instagram images that can define beauty and how they see themselves. While empowering for some, it can cause many to suffer.

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The world needs more and better skilled health workers to attain the SDG targets and continue to foster global health beyond 2030.

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Siva Vaidhyanathan from the University of Virginia answers the question if Narendra Modi would be Prime Minister of India without Facebook.

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Any ban on TikTok ignores the bigger issue of who should control personal data in the first place: the individuals who use any app.

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