World Population Day: Population facts and figures

World Population day is observed on July 11 every year. Established by the United Nations in 1989, it seeks to increase attention on global population issues: overpopulation, poverty, mortality. World Population day provides avenues to critically debate population-related issues such as the importance of family planning, poverty, maternal health, gender equality, human rights, etc. with […]

Children’s Day: 8 Famous inventions by children

Children’s Day celebration was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954 to celebrate childhood and guard against children working long hours in dangerous places and allow children access to education. Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20th, every year. However, various countries around the world have different dates fixed for celebrating this […]

International Day of Mother Language: Benefits of mother language

International Mother Language Day is held annually on February 21 to promote awareness and, highlight the importance, of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It is a day set aside to recognise and provoke productive thoughts on the need for preservation, protection, and development of all existing languages in the world as each language offers […]

Thoughts on tolerance

Tolerance, according to, is “willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own”. In a world filled with peoples of different religious doctrines, political ideologies, economic affiliations, sexual orientations, and so on, the need for tolerance cannot be exaggerated. To make the world a better place, peace is needed. To […]