Monday, 24 September, 2018

Month: November 2017

Sexual Harassment Around The World

Sexual Harassment Around The World

Sexual Harassment Around The World. Sexual harassment is bullying or coercion of a sexual nature or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favours. In most modern legal contexts, sexual harassment is illegal. As defined by the United States’ Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or

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International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day.

International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day

International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day. The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), formerly the Association for Women in Development, is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights. A dynamic network of women and men around the world, AWID members are researchers, academics, students,

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World’s Rarest Penguin Population Plummets

World’s Rarest Penguin Population Plummets

World’s Rarest Penguin Population Plummets. Almost half the breeding population of the world’s most endangered penguin species, the yellow-eyed penguin, has disappeared in one part of New Zealand and conservation groups believe commercial fishing is to blame. The yellow-eyed penguin is endemic to New Zealand’s South Island and sub-Antarctic islands, where

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The Caelum Constellation

The Caelum Constellation

The Caelum Constellation. Caelum is a faint constellation in the southern sky, introduced in the 1750s by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille and counted among the 88 modern constellations. Its name means “chisel” in Latin, and it was formerly known as Caelum Scalptorium, “the engravers’ chisel” (bottom right in the diagram above). Caelum is bordered by Dorado and Pictor to the south, Horologium, and Eridanus to

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Big Earthquakes Upsurge Predicted For 2018

Big Earthquakes Upsurge Predicted For 2018

Big Earthquakes Upsurge Predicted For 2018. Scientists have warned there could be a big increase in numbers of devastating earthquakes around the world next year. They believe variations in the speed of Earth’s rotation could trigger intense seismic activity, particularly in heavily populated tropical regions. Although such fluctuations in rotation are small

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Returning To Where Our Parents Were Killed Before Us

Returning To Where Our Parents Were Killed Before Us

Returning To Where Our Parents Were Killed Before Us. The Indo-Pakistani War of 1947–1948, sometimes known as the First Kashmir War, was fought between India and Pakistan over the princely state of Kashmir and Jammu. It was the first of four Indo-Pakistan Wars fought between the two newly independent nations. Pakistan precipitated the war a few weeks after independence by

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