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What is it like to starve to death?

Fatal starvation is a rare cause of death in industrialized countries but can be of major medicolegal importance if death results from the deliberate withholding of food, especially from infants. The significance of starvation in clinical, forensic, and medicolegal terms depends upon the degree of malnutrition or metabolic derangements induced, which, in turn, depend upon the […]

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Domestic violence against women

This form of domestic violence is the most common. The most common causes of harassment and torture of women are dissatisfaction with the dowry and abusing women for more, arguing with a partner, refusing sex with him, neglecting children, leaving home without telling the partner, improper cooking or on time, […]

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Who said MEN > WOMEN ?

The problem of gender inequality is historical. The sociological reality behind this structure is the transition from a matriarchal society, which is more egalitarian, to a patriarchal society. Although economic and technological progress has changed the social structure, the problem of gender inequality still exists, even in modern, urbanized societies. […]

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The Price tag for Marriage!

Dowry is one of the worst practices widespread in Indian society. There is a tradition of asking for a dowry at the time of marriage and greed among the groom’s family for quick and easy money. People are also asking for a dowry to keep up status. The main problems […]

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Education and Land Rights of “Untouchables”

Access to EducationHigh drop-out and lower literacy rates among lower-caste populations have rather simplistically been characterized as the natural consequences of poverty and underdevelopment. Though these rates are partly attributable to the need for low-caste children to supplement their family wages through labor, more insidious and less well-documented is the […]

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Red thread between Caste and Marriage

Often, rigid social norms of purity and pollution are socially enforced through strict prohibitions on marriage or other social interaction between castes. While economic and social indicators other than caste have gained in significance, allowing intermarriage among upper castes, in many countries strong social barriers remain in place against marriage […]

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The Indian caste system and it’s “Untouchability”

The caste system is a system for determining the class or assigning a status to people from birth. The causes, effects, and solutions of the caste system in India are described below: The main reason for creating the caste system in India is the caste assignment based on professional specialization. […]

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Dry well of Society

“I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk […]

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A unsolved case “Illiteracy”

Illiteracy describes the inability to read and/or write. Because of the problem of unemployment and poverty, children have no chance of proper education. Many people remain illiterate because of physical or mental disabilities. Other social evils like the caste system and gender inequalities also cause illiteracy. One of the leading […]

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Unemployment fear in the eyes of graduates

Pour one out for 2020 grads. It’ll be hard to find a job in this market Says Los Angeles Times The current economic conditions could take this year’s grads 10 years or more to recover from The Atlantic The unemployment rate has been growing in the country for the last […]

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Increase of child marriage after COVID-19 pandamic

The coronavirus pandemic is reversing progress on ending child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM), jeopardising the futures of millions of girls, a senior UN official said. “The pandemic both makes our job harder and more urgent as so many more girls are now at risk,” Natalia Kanem, head of […]

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Broken wings

“They began work at 5:30 and quit at 7 at night. Children six years old going home to lie on a straw pallet until time to resume work the next […]

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