Combating Rape Culture: The Rape Culture Pyramid

Featured Illustration: Hanna Barczyk To combat rape culture, we need to first acknowledge the beliefs and attitudes that perpetuate it within our society. We are looking at only the top of the pyramid; whereas, it is being perpetuated by a chain of behaviors and daily practices. It is about time we look at the bottom…

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Teachers Should Discuss Controversial Topics In The Classroom

Featured Image: Morning Brew The ultimate purpose of teaching is to expand the youth’s knowledge of the world so that they are able to make rational and logical decisions for the welfare of citizens in a culturally diverse, democratic society. To help youth establish a foundation of problem-solving, decision making, global awareness, civic knowledge, and…

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Child Sexual Abuse Still Remains A Taboo In Pakistan

Featured Illustration: Arianna Vairo “Whilst child abuse may be committed behind closed doors, it should never be swept under the carpet.” -Constance Briscoe On September 1, 2020, when I was scrolling through my Instagram, I saw a video. In the video, a boy was pleading for justice for his 12-year-old cousin Zain Qureshi, who was…

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