International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

We are approaching, yet another year, the International Women’s Day (IWD), on March 8th. In the meantime, we have celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on February 11th, and on February 22nd,  the International Day of Equal Pay. Gender Pay...
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

On December the 10th, it was celebrated the Human Rights Day (HRD) as well as the award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize, held in Oslo, which this year went to the World Food Program, WFP.   The reflection we make is around human rights violation the world over,...
The Hong Kong Dilemma

The Hong Kong Dilemma

Back in 1984, the UK and China signed a treaty establishing the terms ruling the handover of the former colony to China after 150 years of occupation, ruled by the principle of “one country, two systems”.  This treaty is known as the Sino-British Joint Declaration....
Violet is a Woman’s Name

Violet is a Woman’s Name

Violet, purple… though not strictly the same, they are frequently used indifferently. Violet is a pure color. Purple encompasses all the shades ranging from red to blue. Since ancient times, purple, obtained from an oxidation process undergone by a sea mollusk...
Human Rights, Where and When to Draw the Line?

Human Rights, Where and When to Draw the Line?

We deem it necessary to keep our guard up in terms of human rights. It is compulsory to be an active player not only as nationals but as part of a global concept. It is a natural human tendency to take for granted that, once conquered, a right will remain immutable...