The Importance of Difference

05 Apr 2016 by Navodinee Wickramanayake.

Growing up in a time when our country was torn by civil war, we are not a generation which is unfamiliar to the impact and effects of ‘difference.’ In fact we have all seen it’s extremes play out in front of own our eyes. If there is one thing being born into such brutality has taught me, it is the power of those differences. … Read more

Contemporary Nationalism

22 Mar 2016 by Sidhra Yasheen

Since I’ve arrived to London, I’ve constantly encountered nationalism as a concept and topic in the discussion. Mostly, because I live in a global city such as London. I’ve woken up to demonstrations outside my window. I’ve participated in a rally on Downing Street. All of this prompted me to write about my personal experience. … Read more

Are We Ready to Heal?

16 Mar 2016 by Aashik Nazardeen

In the face of the recent HIV dilemma we are definitely ‘stigma positive.’ The sad situation of the Kuliyapitiya child [although it had a promising ending] shook the whole country. In this instance, we saw a child who was rumoured to be infected with HIV and was therefore treated with utmost disrespect. We must ask ourselves; can the trauma of the discrimination which the little child faced ever be undone? … Read more

Are Young People Apathetic to the Political Process?

08 Mar 2016 by Anisha Niyas

We have seen a change in Government in the recent past, with the highlight being that a lot of activism and lobbying was done through social media. The real question is though, are young people truly actively involved? … Read more

Geography Matters.

01 Mar 2016 by Janani Balasubramaniam

In an age of innovation, we should work towards a state where geography ceases to influence development. Geography Matters. … Read more