The Digital Divide in Online Education

The striking impact of digital poverty was manifest in the Covid-19 pandemic, during which many students’ ability to learn from home was disrupted, sometimes severely, by poor access to digital infrastructure. These inequities threaten to exacerbate persistent disparities in public education that short-change students of color and those from low-income families, resulting in potentially lasting…

Addressing Domestic Violence Against Women: An Unfinished Agenda

Domestic violence is a global issue reaching across national boundaries as well as socio-economic, cultural, racial and class distinctions. This issue is not only widely dispersed geographically, but also occurring frequently, which has gradually rendered it typical and accepted behavior. However, domestic violence has serious impacts on women’s health and well-being, and its continued existence…

Empowering Minority Religions

In today’s reality of nation-states, we often find ourselves living among a polychromatic citizenry or citizens of multi-faith/multi-ethnic backgrounds, with roughly two hundred independent states that contain 600 living language groups, and 5000 ethnic groups. Additionally, most of these citizens of the world  carry religious identities: 2.2 billion Christians followed by 1.6 billion Muslims, 1…