The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
The Paris Climate Agreement has been ratified by many leading countries in today’s fight against climate change. Why hasn’t Russia joined in?
Juthika Hasan explains India’s cash crisis, and the efforts that the Modi Government is undertaking to address it.
On Tuesday November 8, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India announced that the Indian government will be discontinuing the largest denomination bills in circulation, the ₹500 and ₹1000 rupee notes. These notes represent approximately 86% of the money supply in circulation. This surprise motion caused millions of people to flock to their nearest banks Read More…
What do societal behaviours tell us about the sustainance of structural violence against women? As second part of her 2 part series, Stephanie Oldfield discusses how women are subjected to human security constraints by shame.
How does sexual violence infringe on women’s physical and social security? In the first part of this series of 2 articles, Stephanie Oldfield explores how the culture of shame contributes to the impetus of rape and sexual assault.
In this article, John Pollock discusses the strategic moves that Japan is making under Shinzo Abe as tensions with China increase.
Part 1 of this series outlined the MOOC IR “degree” project and introduced courses about the basics of IR. This part builds on the foundational courses to suggest possible regional concentrations. Middle East No doubt the Middle East, in the throes of unrest and endless conflict, is one of the most important regions Read More…
In 2014, India was the first country to enact a national law on Corporate Social Responsibility. Since then, the public and private sector have been partnering to transform India’s socio-economic landscape – or have they? Charlotte Provost discusses the potential ramifications of legitimizing CSR.
As emerging economies, India and Pakistan have a lot of potential to engage in beneficial trade. Anthony Galea examines their hostile relationship and what the countries stand to gain from a normalization of relations.