International adoption is often presented in a positive light- whether it be Olympic Champions like Maggie Mac-Neill; a Chinese adoptee who won the gold medal for Canada in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, or the families of famous A-listers like Madonna and the Jolie-Pitts, this narrative conceals a sinister reality. Kidnapping, deceit, and child trafficking are … Continue reading Children For Sale: The Dark Truth About International Adoption
“I’m drawing a blank”. Sounds familiar, does it not? The beauty of language lies in its expression. The purpose of language is to facilitate communication. Any language failing to do so is rendered redundant, leading to perpetual extinction. Magnifying the concept of expression, is strongly influenced by culture. Culture defines language and expression, shaping its … Continue reading English as the Dominant Language: What does this Mean for the Rest of the World?
Infant mortality is defined as the death of a child before his or her first birthday. India is the country that suffers from the highest rates of infant mortality in the world. According to the United Nations, there was a daily average of 1,975 infant deaths in India in 2018. The majority of these deaths … Continue reading Infant mortality
“Lives of littles ones are destroyed, when child labour is employed.” Child labour has been one of the most pressing issues since the beginning of time, which has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. It is not unusual to see children as young as seven or eight taken as cheap labourers in various industries, or … Continue reading Child labour in the fashion industry
In India, children constitute 40% of the population. That is nearly 472 million children! They are the future of the nation. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that these children receive a proper education. It must be noted that India has one of the largest education systems in the world, with more than 1.5 million … Continue reading The Sinking Standards of Education in India