The Academy Awards: Its history and its controversy

Whether it is Ellen’s world-breaking selfie, Leonardo DiCaprio’s agonising wait or that La La Land/Moonlight awkward moment, the Academy Awards always attracts huge global attention. Every January the nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards are announced, leaving anticipation to build until winners are revealed at the coveted ceremony at the end of February. Since its Continue Reading

Abolition Of Widow Immolation In India

Sati is a Hindu funerary custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband’s funeral pyre or commits suicide in another manner shortly after her husband’s death. The now-obsolete act first dates back to the fourth century BCE and is considered to have originated within the Kshatriya (warrior) caste in India. The practice was widespread among Continue Reading