The burdens of her

I’ve been stumbling upon many articles about the first female this-and-that lately. For the past 2 years or so, we’ve had first female pilots, CEOs, and ministers. It brings me a feeling of contentment that fails to last because my eyes refuse to be blinded by what is being done for publicity. Nothing changed in … More The burdens of her

Particularists & Generalists in Moral Dilemmas

  We don’t have to be able to define morality to be faced with moral dilemmas, but for the sake of knowledge, I’ll define it. Simply put it’s “principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior.” A moral dilemma exists when there’s conflict between at least two good traits. Let’s say someone asks … More Particularists & Generalists in Moral Dilemmas

Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Social, Psychological, and Health Impacts

Child marriage: a devious act and a human rights violation. Sub-Saharan Africa is yet another place where girls struggle for their survival. It has one the lowest ages of marriage in the world; men marry girls as young as 9-years-old. Certainly, rates have been slowly declining overall; however, they remain high in countries such as … More Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Social, Psychological, and Health Impacts

The Necessity of Legalising Abortion

Governments usually prohibit abortion for reasons based on religious beliefs and the social construction of the country, which tend to reject women’s rights altogether. Ideally, women should have control over their bodies and reproductive systems, including the right to have an abortion; otherwise, they will seek unsafe abortions that put their lives at risk. Unsafe Abortions … More The Necessity of Legalising Abortion