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Cashless India: A new digital divide?

Volume 3        Issue 2        February 2018

On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation in a televised announcement, stating that “the 500 rupee and 1000 rupee currency notes presently in use will no longer be legal tender from midnight tonight”. 644 more words

ICT4D Briefings

What are Marginalised Groups?

You may not be familiar with the term marginalised groups. So what do we mean by marginalised?

The Oxford English dictionary definition of marginalisation is: “To render or treat as marginal; to remove from the centre or mainstream; to force (an individual, minority group, etc.) to the periphery of a dominant social group; (gen.) to belittle, depreciate, discount, or dismiss.” Within the academic literature, similar definitions have been used. 285 more words

Patient Safety

Subversive and counter-cultural (politically correct)

Christmas 1 – 2017

Luke 2:22-40

Marian Free

In the name of God who does not discriminate, but who values each one of us just as we are. 1,023 more words

Luke's Gospel

Christmas Greetings 2017 from the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D

Members and Affiliated Members of the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D would like to take this opportunity to share these images from a nativity scene in Macau earlier this month and wish all of their friends and colleagues a happy, peaceful and relaxed Christmas.  126 more words

ICT4D

Activists: Doctors rude towards Roma women

Roma women living in Slovakia have reported discrimination, segregation and abuse connected with reproductive health services.

Roma women living in Slovakia report discrimination, segregation and abuse when obtaining reproductive health services, according to a report from the Centre for Reproductive Rights and the Slovak organisation Centre for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa), released on November 27. 225 more words

Roma Diskriminierung

MARGINALIA

(This story won the second place for the Anupama Nair Creative Writing Competition 2017)

I was awakened rudely. My shirt was drenched with sweat, and a mosquito was murmuring his hungry desires in my ear. 2,272 more words

Magazine

Christian Teacher Suspended for ‘Misgendering’ Pupil

ㅤô¿ô …I pray for trans-dads and trans-moms who encourage their child to join them in this insanity. I pray the he-she-they-its get an air-conditioner in Hell. 15 more words

Politics