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Brazil’s COVID-19 response and regional dynamics
Healthcare Aug 21, 2020

Brazil’s COVID-19 response and regional dynamics

Multiple social issues, such as rising crimes, poverty and lack of education have made it difficult to contain the spread of the pandemic and spread awareness about the same.

Why increased activism has not translated into global women’s empowerment
Gender Aug 12, 2020

Why increased activism has not translated into global women’s empowerment

India has hardly ever seen a purely women-driven movement where women have been the pioneers of a development and have stood up for a cause all by themselves.

The democracy factor in Indian foreign policy
Indian Foreign Policy Aug 05, 2020

The democracy factor in Indian foreign policy

As India finds itself in the middle of a new cold war between the United States and China, protecting its esteemed democratic values should be at the forefront amidst this rapidly evolving geopolitical dynamic.

Belarus presidential elections: A change in the offing?
Privacy & Data Protection Aug 03, 2020

Belarus presidential elections: A change in the offing?

Lukashenko’s social contract with the people — offering loyalty in exchange for economic prosperity, is in tatters.

Covid-19 and unemployment: Implications for child labour
Development Jul 31, 2020

Covid-19 and unemployment: Implications for child labour

Poverty is the root cause of child labour, which, despite being a priority for a succession of Indian governments, is yet to be eradicated.

The extent of China’s soft power in South Asia
Privacy & Data Protection Jul 11, 2020

The extent of China’s soft power in South Asia

Soft power in South Asia has ushered a fear of retaliation; negative impacts such as debt traps appear less threatening to these countries than turning into China’s enemy.

Labor markets during pandemics
Healthcare | Developing and Emerging Economies Jul 03, 2020

Labor markets during pandemics

A new specter is haunting the world – the specter of unemployment.

France-Germany cooperation to mitigate EU challenges
International Affairs Jul 02, 2020

France-Germany cooperation to mitigate EU challenges

Franco-German cooperation can mitigate the rise of the European Right, lead the EU’s post-COVID19 economic recovery, and strengthen the EU’s defensive and strategic infrastructure.

Understanding the confusion over the efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine
Healthcare Jun 29, 2020

Understanding the confusion over the efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine

India can further consolidate its stature as the “pharmacy of the world,” despite the jury still being out on HCQ’s effectiveness.

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics | Healthcare Jun 27, 2020

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine

The EU’s push for multilateralism on developing a vaccine against COVID-19 comes amidst fraying international relations

Rising meat consumption, climate change and pandemics: Untangling the multilevel connections
Climate, Food and Environment | Climate Change Jun 23, 2020

Rising meat consumption, climate change and pandemics: Untangling the multilevel connections

One of the less debated causes of growing greenhouse gases is the increasing global meat consumption.

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Rhea Srivastava

Rhea Srivastava

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli, PhD., after an extensive period of academic research in Italian and Comparative Literature with a focus on anthropological, historical, and social issues, has directed her studies toward understanding the epistemological changes of our times, especially in the field ...

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