Un mañana más verde en la India
Abstract: A discussion on the deteriorating environment in Indian perspective indicates rising pollution, vanishing forests and growing population, as the obvious causes. Our policy makers are always heard of making grandiose plans of controlling pollution, and of reforestation. We seem obsessed with bigger ideas, while the goal of achieving a […]
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Women in Science: Why So Few?
When a few years ago I first got interested in this topic, I obsessively read all I could about it. The oldest paper I found at that time was from 1965 and bore the title: “Women in Science: Why So Few?” Yes, it’s the same as the title of the current posting […]
A Female President, Why Not?
“Don´t cry for me Argentina, the truth is I never left you,” sings Madonna in Evita, an award-winning film that tells the story of the first female president of Latin America, María Eva Duarte. Over recent decades, Bolivian Lidia Gueiler de Guevara, Nicaraguan Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, Panamanians Mireya Moscoso […]
Privileges and Challenges: The Dragon Women of Bhutan
As the international community celebrates “The Day of the Woman” , I am glad to have been born as a Bhutanese woman. My life has been created and shaped by the fact that our society has generally allowed us women the same freedoms and equality of opportunity as men. Unlike in many […]
Pakistan: All Hail to Power of Women!
Pakistan is a country of many contrasting clichés. Just imagine that an event to celebrate the empowerment of women would be staged all around the country on the 8th of March – a country where the birth of a daughter is not considered a great fortune. Just imagine that at […]