The orphans of the Islamic State: the impressive stories that emerge from the last stronghold of the militant group

The orphans of the Islamic State: the impressive stories that emerge from the last stronghold of the militant group

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, says that the self-styled Islamic State lost 100% of its territory, although the Syrian Democratic Forces maintain that the total victory is not yet declared. As the battle nears its end, Quentin Sommerville, an international journalist was found with some of those who lived in the last bastion of the group militant Baghuz. We...

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World Water Day: Addressing Global Water Scarcity

World Water Day: Addressing Global Water Scarcity

World Water Day is observed every year on March 22 to highlight the importance of water. We are all aware of the fact that water is crucial for every living being on earth. It is vital for social, economic and human growth. Earth is often thought of as the blue...

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What is the origin of Women’s Day (and why it is commemorated on March 8)

What is the origin of Women’s Day (and why it is commemorated on March 8)

March 8 is a highlight date in multiple parts of the world. International Women’s Day is celebrated , formalized by the United Nations in 1975. This special day, in the words of the UN, “refers to ordinary women as the creator of history and has its roots in the plurisecular struggle of...

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2018 is officially the year of Natural Disasters (Rava Special Report)

2018 is officially the year of Natural Disasters (Rava Special Report)

Natural disasters around the world are occurring at an alarming rate in 2018. Every few weeks, we’re witnessing earthquakes that demolish whole cities, wildfires that burn thousands of acres, and cyclones that cause mass flooding and property damage. In the wake of these disasters, people grieve the losses of loved ones and destroyed...

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A History of Character Assassination of Women during Elections in Pakistan

A History of Character Assassination of Women during Elections in Pakistan

The rise of women leaders and activists in Pakistan has been accompanied with a rise in attacks on women’s characters; another way through which politicians try to weaken the position of the opposing party. “The law must be gender-blind. Democracy cannot work if women are subjugated, uneducated and unable to...

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Disappearing Natural World – Creatures we fear our grandchildren wouldn’t see

Disappearing Natural World – Creatures we fear our grandchildren wouldn’t see

The creatures and places we feared our grandchildren wouldn’t see have vanished: it’s happened faster than even pessimists predicted. It felt as disorienting as forgetting my pin number. I stared at the caterpillar, unable to attach a name to it. I don’t think my mental powers are fading: I still...

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A new Shaheen Emerged: PAF raises new JF-17 squadron at Samungli

A new Shaheen Emerged: PAF raises new JF-17 squadron at Samungli

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force on Wednesday raised a new multirole fighter squadron equipped with JF-17 Thunder aircraft, said a press release by the PAF. The new squadron, based at PAF Base Samungli in Quetta, has been planted as No 28 Multirole Squadron. A ceremony was held at the base to mark the...

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Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

We unexpectedly catch sight of ourselves in a mirror and, in an instant, are thrown into despair: the odd nose, the unsatisfactory hair, the sickening skin tone, but most of all, the only too familiar, deeply gormless needy expression. It feels at such moments as if every worst fear about...

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“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

There are women in Syria who are being sexually exploited by men in charge of delivering humanitarian assistance from the UN and other international aid organizations. Several members of these agencies who work in the field have denounced the situation, explaining that these collaborators force women to exchange food and transportation...

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Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social inequality is not a law of nature. Five measures could reduce the gap between rich and poor. The good news is that inequality between the countries of the South and those of the North is decreasing as the gross domestic product increases, especially in the emerging countries. The bad news is...

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