Category: Sociology

Conditions that predominate the lives of women in Afghanistan and Russia

By Priya Chetty on September 24, 2014 No Comments

The condition of a Muslim woman in Afghanistan remains to be much in the state of extreme terror as is evident from the case of Sohaila, who had received 100 lashes in a dilapidated sports stadium in Kabul in 1998 in front of thirty thousand boys and men who gathered to watch the act (Ahmad, 2012).

Third hand smoke and its concerns

By Ankita Agarwal on April 29, 2013 4 Comments

Thanks to the initiatives of the Government of India and various non-government organizations (NGOs) in context of spreading mass awareness on detrimental impacts of cigarette smoking that today even the kids are well aware that cigarette smoking is injurious to health.

Impact of aging population on the economy

By Ankita Agarwal on January 30, 2013 No Comments

A recent article in the reputed daily ‘The Economic Times’ claimed that the life expectancy (LE) ratio in India has improved over recent years. Where males are living for 15 more years, the total life span for females has increased by around 18 years between 1970 and 2010.