Population Youth / 2015 September 23

Daily Archives: September 23, 2015

India Rape Story – A follow Up…

The Nirbhaya case in 2012, where a girl was gang raped in Delhi and later died in hospital, brought world attention to violence against women in India. As a result of this brutal rape, there were protests all over the country which led the government to pass a series of laws in the last few…

How Multinational Corporations Broke Our Trust

Risperdal, an anti-psychotic drug produced by Johnson & Johnson, was initially used to treat schizophrenia. However, this is a relatively small market, so Johnson and Johnson reinvented the drug to treat a larger range of problems. The drug could now be used on both the elderly and children. Though health agencies cautioned that the drug…

Japan Decides to Fight Again

On the 19th of September, opposition parties in Japan voted to change the military laws within the nation. Led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan is now allowed to fight abroad and sent troops to other countries for the first time since the second world war. Initially the law stated that Japan could only use…

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