March 17th, 2014

The PAORINHER project in northern Uganda

Uganda is facing an HIV/ AIDS crisis, with a national average of 7.2% of the population testing HIV positive. Nowhere is this problem more acute than in the Agago District, where 11% of the population have tested positive for HIV, many of whom are young children....

March 7th, 2014

International Women’s Day: Remember the Devadasi

On the 8th March 2014, women worldwide come together to celebrate International Women’s Day, promoting women’s rights and equality....

March 5th, 2014

Women’s Struggle in East Timor

“In East Timor, 80 % of men and women believe that a husband is justified in beating his wife for a specific reason, such as neglecting children, arguing or burning food.”   East Timor, also called Timor Leste, is one of the poorest countries in the world....

March 4th, 2014

The Rohingya Muslims

This essay was Highly Commended in the HART 2014 Scholarship Competition: Burma is a nation split into seven states and seven divisions....
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