Day: December 10, 2012

Global aid for Philippines launched

Inquirer:   The United Nations on Monday launched a $65 million global appeal to help desperate survivors of a typhoon that killed more than 600 people, left nearly 900 missing and thousands homeless in the southern Philippines. Malacañang also appealed for help for the survivors of Typhoon “Pablo,” calling on […]

The right to choose Saeed Ahmed Rid. MY three-year-old daughter, Sobh wanted to have a ritual of danwan which is reserved only for boys in some areas of rural Sindh. The ritual is held when a boy begins to learn how to walk. It involves putting a rope between the child’s legs. The rope […]

Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Under Spotlight

Source: Global voices. The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is an ongoing tribunal in Bangladesh that was set up to investigate and provide justice regarding the war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. It is claimed that up to three million people were […]

Why Millennials Don’t Want To Buy Stuff

Source: Fast Company BY JOSH ALLAN DYKSTRA Compared to previous generations, Millennials seem to have some very different habits that have taken both established companies and small businesses by surprise. One of these is that Generation Y doesn’t seem to enjoy purchasing things. The Atlantic’s article “Why Don’t Young Americans Buy […]