Salome Bladadze

Robbed Childhood: The Practice of Child Labour

19 Nov 2022
As reported by UNICEF, approximately 160 million children worldwide were subject to the child labour in year 2020, 79 million of them are performing hazardous work and 9 million additional children at risk due to the impact of COVID-19. By definition, child labour is vi...
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Robbed Childhood: The Practice of Child Marriage

31 Oct 2022
Every child deserves an opportunity to fully develop their potential, to enjoy their childhood and to grow up in a healthy environment. Unfortunately, the well-known phenomenon of child marriage stands in the way. Child marriage often compromises a girl’s development, p...
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In the Name of Liberty: In the Name of Mahsa Amini

6 Oct 2022
Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest following the death of Mahsa Amini. A 22-year-old girl from Saqez was visiting Tehran on 13 September. She was arrested, brutally beaten and murdered by Iran’s so-called “Morality Police” for not wearing her h...
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No Need for White Saviors

7 Sept 2022
Seeking satisfaction of making the world a better place through activism and volunteering appears like a noble idea, however, often the phenomenon called the White Savior Complex stands in the way.   What exactly is the White Savior Complex?   The term White Sav...
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Wildlife Trafficking: Why We Should Care

16 May 2022
As global demand for the meat grows rapidly with an increasing population, overhunting becomes an issue of high importance, threatening biodiversity and food security around the world. Extinction and endangering of species, disrupting migration and hibernation, affectin...
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A Monopoly Over Georgian National Identity: Unfair to Georgian Muslims?

19 Mar 2022
Georgia is one of the most multi-religious societies in the South Caucasus. According to a 2014 census, 83.4% of the Georgian population identified themselves as Eastern Orthodox Christian, 10.7% Muslim, 3.9% Armenian Apostolic, and 0.5% Catholic. Georgia is predominant...
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United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Is It Not So, Georgia?

10 Feb 2022
Georgia has historically been socially heterogeneous, multilingual, and multiethnic, having been formed by a range of groups with linguistic, religious, and national elements of diversity. The ethnic composition of modern Georgia remains very diverse. Nowadays, accordin...
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Women in Georgia: Living in Accordance with an Honor Code

28 Dec 2021
Women continuously experience injustices solely because of their gender in Georgia. Gender stereotypes are still deeply rooted. Across Georgia, honor-based violence remains an acute problem and the work to prevent and combat it is the responsibility of many actors in Ge...
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The Covid-19 Crisis ‘Scarring’ Young People in Poland

2 Dec 2021
What had begun as a health crisis, quickly turned into a profound economic recession and social crisis severely disrupting the lives of all people, including European citizens. Now, the Covid-19 Pandemic continues to affect the economies of all the European Union member...
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Quo Vadis, Poland?

20 Oct 2021
Tensions have risen at a Polish, German and Czech border over a mine located in Poland. The Turów open-cast lignite mine in Poland is located close to the borders of the Czech Republic and Germany and represents one of the largest lignite reserves in the country. In 199...
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