Category Archives: under exposed

There is so much going on in the world we know so little about on an international levels. There are conflicts, such as the one in the Palestinian territories that are reported on almost daily and people seem to have grown numb for it. It makes the situation no less tragic.
There are however also stories that are hardly reported on at all, and when they do, they are shown in small corners of newspapers, on the third or fourth page. These stories fascinate me and they are represented in this category.

Girl Power – 2015 edition

Goal 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women The Girl Effect Movement, recently published a list of eight “developments that show girls are getting the attention they deserve”, bringing some welcome optimism into the discussion. They have said it far … Continue reading

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More literacy, less indoctrination please

Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education No modern day blog about global education rights is complete without at least mentioning its greatest ambassador and icon: Malala Yousafzai. I recently saw the documentary about her life and was once again won over … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan – light your fire

The situation in Azerbaijan has been on my to-blog-about list for quite some time, ever since I read how the country’s elections were tainted by claims of fraud and even after the results were accidentally released the day before everyone actually voted, … Continue reading

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V for Vendetta

Venezuela, knowing it is your destiny…  …at least, that is what the country’s tourism slogan wants you to beleive. In reality, the Venezuelan government is struggeling to keep up with what it wants its people to know (and even more … Continue reading

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CAR problems

There is a republic in the center of Africa called the Central African Republic, which is abbreviated to CAR. The capital is apparently called Bangui. I honestly don’t think I have ever heard of this city, all though I am … Continue reading

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Para-Why? What? When?

All though there is no agreement on the exact amount, it is fair to say there are around 200 countries in the world. I’m sure all these countries have their issues but there are only about thirty countries that I … Continue reading

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The Land Rush

When we walk through our fancy supermarkets with its great variety of beautifully clean and symmetric products, it is easy to forget where all this food came from. We buy with our greedy eyes and often end up throwing much … Continue reading

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