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‘Hello I Am-HIA’ Program Launched to Stop Child Marriage

Dhaka: Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday inaugurated ‘Hello I Am-HIA’, a four-year programme towards ending child marriage through creating a supportive social environment challenging the socio-cultural norms that endorse child marriages. Population Services and Training Center (PSTC) has launched the programme with support from IKEA Foundation and Rutgers, and in partnership with RH […]

300,000 Children Living On The Street….Until Now

Living in Mumbai we are faced with poverty all around us. It’s an inescapable part of our reality. We have always felt a sense of helplessness towards it. We feel like we want to contribute, we want to help and do something about it but we don’t even know where to begin. So we, a […]

The Art of Making a Jihadist

By: Andrew Anthony We know about jihadists’ dedication to violence, but that’s not the whole story, says expert Thomas Hegghammer. There’s a hidden culture of poetry, music and storytelling that sustains their ideology _______________ WHEN Jihadi John, the Islamist terrorist who gloried in decapitating hostages, was exposed as Mohammed Emwazi, a spokesman from Cage recalled […]

Adi Safri *)

Home and Away According to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who is outside their country of origin, have a fear based around reasons of race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a particular social group, and because of this fear, they cannot or are unwilling […]

Indonesia Enlists Female Clerics in the Fight Against Extremism *)

Written By: Priyanka Borpujari As more women become involved in violent extremism, Indonesia has embraced a new weapon in the fight against radicalization: its first recognized cohort of female Muslim clerics. _______ JAKARTA, INDONESIA – “Who was washing the underpants of men who had joined fundamentalist groups when they were on the run? It was […]

Female Ulama voice a vision for Indonesia’s future *)

By: Kathryn Robinson **) Islam, the religion of the vast majority of Indonesian citizens, is a site of contestation in envisioning Indonesia’s future. Gender equity as a democratic value has been a strong claim since the fall of Suharto. Recent international focus has been on the Jakarta gubernatorial elections and the campaign against Chinese background […]

8 Digital Life Skills All Children Need – and a Plan for Teaching Them

By: Yuhyun Park, Chair, infollutionZERO Foundation A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers. That’s why digital skills are an essential part of a comprehensive education framework. Without a national digital education programme, command of and access to technology will be […]