Some people manage to overcome difficulties and come out stronger on the other side. Others do not manage to recover. Human responses to critical moments in life vary depending on our capacity to consider change as an opportunity to better oneself.
Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse. Benjamin Serra Fariba was only eight-years-old […]
The Colombian writer reproaches Catholicism for crimes committed against humanity and lack of compassion for animals. Javier E. Núñez Calderón . The Colombian writer Fernando Vallejo responded to a journalist when asked for his personal opinion about the existence of God. The response took place a few years ago […]
During the US Presidential Elections, Republican Todd Akin claimed that abortion in the US need only be legalised in cases of rape. Yet for Akin, women are unable to get pregnant, rendering the legalising of abortion unnecessary. Georgina Campbell Republican Todd Akin shockingly suggested that victims of “legitimate” rape are […]
There are five countries in the world where abortion is still banned, for whatever reason. Three of these are Latin American: Nicaragua, El Salvador and Chile. The termination of a pregnancy, even in cases of rape, incest or if the mother’s health is at risk, results in a prison sentence. […]