SOCIETY AT LARGE

Society at large

This category offers some sort of flexibility and probably brings some sort of relief to those who can’t easily get into ‘standards” boxes. Here contributors can write in general about society, always from the social perspective. I do not want to write anything more, it is up to you, your creativity to find a way to fill this space

“I Felt Like a Second Class Customer”

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Current physical infrastructures in the capital city of Nepal, pose as barriers for people who use mobility devices discouraging social participation, independence and dignity putting them in vulnerable situations. It is a matter of public safety concern for senior citizens, cyclists, wheelchair users, people with a vision disability, baby strollers and joggers.

Adjusting to a New Life

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I've lived in Durham, North Carolina for a little over four months. This is a story as to how I'm adjusting.

Treating Elders with Respect

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As people live longer we have to ensure that they remain a priority.

My Colleague-Wes Hall-His Journey

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Read about Wes Hall and his journey

Endless Sports

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What can a nine year old do? Check out this article for a terrific story!

INCLUSIVE, ACCESSIBLE AND ADVENTUROUS TOURISM COMES TO NEPEL

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An interesting group of stakeholders is organizing the International Conference on Accessible Adventures that will be held in Pokhara this coming Friday and Saturday, 30th and 31st of March. The piece was originally published on Sunday, 25th of March by Perspectives of The Himalayan Times.

CANADA UNVAILS NEW 10 DOLLAR NOTE FEATURING african canadian civil rights activist Viola Desmond

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Back in 1946 when racial segregation laws were in place, Viola Desmond, a black woman, refused to move out of a movie theater seat reserved only for white persons.

Art works by Ishan Pariyar

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Ishan incorporate with the symbolical metaphors like water boat, bitter guard, postures of palm, figures in his artworks. He tries to show the state of emotions and feelings throughout his art works. He uses water boat as a symbol of life and part of struggle where as he uses the texture of bitter guard in his paintings to depict the bitter reality of life.

FORMER AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER ACCUSES CURRENT PM TO NEGLECT INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA ( FROM THE GUARDIAN)

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Turnbull no longer cares about reconciliation with Indigenous Australians.While the world watches, our prime minister is failing to take his task seriously. It’s time to reopen the dialogue on Uluru.

From The Namimbian: I am not less human – Down's Syndrome ambassador

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SOUTH AFRICAN motivational speaker and Down's Syndrome ambassador Shéri Brynard says labelling those with the condition as “sufferers” was not the right way to treat them.