Chauvinism

Chauvinism is extreme bias for a cause or people belonging to a particular gender, nationality, race, place, language, religion, caste, etc. In other words, chauvinism is a belief that one’s identity is superior to other identities despite there being no empirical evidence authenticating the superiority. Chauvinism not just means loyalty for a particular clan, but usually […]

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Federalism

Federalism is a form of governance as per which multiple governments exercise shared control or power over a region. The constitution of the particular country/state bestows these powers on both governments. In other words, federalism is when a country has a government at the centre and separate sub-governments for its different regions (states or cities), […]

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Famine

Famine is the state of extreme food scarcity within a geographical area. It’s basically the next level of food shortage. Acute food shortage within a family is not famine – the situation must affect a large population. Fortunately, famine has never been nationwide or continent-wide. It’s always local or regional, unless the country isn’t as […]

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Conversion Therapy

Also called reparative therapy or ex-gay therapy, conversion therapy is wherein the psychotherapist uses his professional education and experience to help the client reduce unnecessary same-sex or homosexual attractions and look further into the heterosexual side of things. In other words, the objective is to convert an individual from being gay or homosexual to straight […]

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Child Mortality

Also called child death or under-5 mortality, child mortality refers to the death of kids younger than five years of age. These kids can be saved if they aren’t malnourished, or subjected to unhygienic drinking water, and infections or disease. Though similar to infant mortality, child mortality lifts the children’s upper age limit to 5 years. However, […]

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