Vision and Motivation Shocked by the scope of the tragedy, organizations, corporations, and ordinary people were moved to join the aid effort out of devotion to their neighborhoods and empathy for those affected. An assortment of citizen groups were mobilized into action, united by the belief that through harnessing the power of technology, local people […]
Introduction The Soviet education system was controlled in every facet from the top down. On any given day, every single student in every corner of the USSR would be studying from the same pages of the same textbooks. Those textbooks indoctrinated students with the government’s political ideology, complete with distortions of history, and centered a […]
Since Pakistan was founded in 1947, the country’s women and girls have faced unequal access to education, forced marriage, gender-based violence such as honor killings, and cultural norms enforcing the idea that a woman’s place is in the home. Despite legal provisions and international commitments that theoretically uphold gender equality, Pakistani women are confronted with […]
“I realized early on that bullies would find a reason to pick on anyone. They called the smart kids “nerds,” the tall kids “bird legs” and the short kids “runts.” If perfect people existed, bullies would probably mock them for being too perfect.” – Nick Vujicic, motivational speaker and anti-bullying campaigner. It’s not far, just […]
Komeyl was born in 1995. He was from Galugah, Mazandaran. He was living in Karaj. The government agents shot him in front of his wife and child just across his house on 3 November 2022. Komeyl was in a coma for five days before he lost his life on 8 November. His family was harshly […]
Sam was shot and killed when he was writing slogans on the city walls in Khorramabad on 9 November 2022. Lots of citizens gathered in mourning at his funeral two days later, on 11 November. The agents attacked the mourners and opened fire on citizens. Sam had asked people to come to the streets and […]
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