Disha Musaddi

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Moms And Dads: What Your Daughter Hasn't Told You About Sexual Assault

<b>Trigger warning</b><p>A week ago as I was walking from my parking lot to my office, an older man driving a utility van passed me, stared at me too long and then pulled into my parking lot. My anxiety spiked and my car keys found their way into position between my fingers, a position I know too well, the …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Want a Great Marriage? 11 Things Couples Who Build Successful Marriages Do Each and Every Day

Occasionally, you can have it all--and that's definitely true where professional success and a strong marriage are concerned.<p>Success isn't based on one single factor. How you approach each day plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit--something you can definitely …

To Achieve Your Goals You Must Become Attractive On the Inside

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Half of this year is gone. Have you reached 50 percent of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful -- in any area of your life or career -- before 2016 comes to an end, the one thing you must to do is to become an attractive …

Depression Vs. Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Difference In The Diagnosis

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory.<p>It's a very well-known questionnaire, that's often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression.<p>It's self-scored. It's easy to understand. It covers the mental, emotional and physical aspects of depression, …

Psychology has identified three mindsets shared by people who actually follow through on their goals

I’ve never been an athletic or active person. My entire history of sports involved one season of track in high school and a brief flirtation with what I thought was a yoga studio but turned out to be more of a cult. But then, in my mid-30s, I had two children and gained 30 pounds. I was suffering …

Self-improvement

16 Books Educators Should Consider Reading in 2016

New books focusing on education come out every day. Some gain a wide audience while others don't have the machine behind them to help promote. Here …

India's slum kid reporters tell stories of street life | Human Rights

At the age of 17, Vikas Kumar has been through more than other teenagers could imagine.<p>When he was nine, he ran away from his abusive parents and worked as a rag picker for a couple of years at a local train station, battled drugs addiction and came out clean. Now, he works as reporter for India's …

India’s middle class is actually the world’s poor

Virtually the entire discussion among economists on defining the middle class in “emerging economies” pertains to levels of consumption expenditure or income. No doubt, income is a relevant indicator, but not when taken in isolation.<p>None of them attempt to base the definition on the concerned …

Income Inequality

A huge underclass of ghost workers are making your shirts in their homes

The next time you buy a piece of mass-produced clothing, check to see if it’s got any details that look like they were done by hand. Those might include elaborate embroidery, painstakingly attached sequins, or buttonholes carefully stitched by a person rather than a machine. If so, there’s a good …

Clothing

It began with a test-fixing scandal so massive that it led to 2,000 arrests, including top politicians, academics and doctors. Then suspects started turning up dead. What is the truth behind the Vyapam scam that has gripped India?<p>On the night of 7 January 2012, a stationmaster at a provincial …

India

Middle East: A breeding place for war | Politics

A century ago today, a 36-year-old author and purported Arabist named Mark Sykes made his way to 10 Downing Street in London to meet the leaders of Britain and discuss the tricky issue of dividing the spoils of the collapsing Ottoman Empire.<p>The only son of the quirky Sir Tatton Sykes, a landed …

You Can Be Productive or Creative, Not Both | Inc.com

In order to be successful in business you need to have good ideas and to execute on them. If you want to accomplish both you'd better not bury your head in the sand -- the tough truth is these two aims are at odds with each other.<p>That's the thought-provoking takeaway of a recent HBR post by …

Creativity

A father’s futile struggle to save his son from what he would become: A Paris suicide bomber

From a distance, Azzédine recognized his son’s smile. Then, as he got closer, he noticed the crutches, the cold demeanor. They were markers of a life of combat he didn’t understand, a life from which he tried desperately to save his child.<p>In a December 2014 article, French newspaper Le Monde …

AfghanistanNeedsYou: How five youngsters are trying to rebuild a war-ravaged nation

While a group of youngsters in Kabul are calling on Afghans abroad to return to their homeland, the government is trying to stem the exodus from the …

Associated Press News

Castration for child rapists is as horrible as the crime itself

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Let's never accept the fallacious argument that barbaric crimes need barbaric laws to counter them.<p>POLITICS<p>| Angiography | 5-minute …

How to Make Maps and Influence People

Maps are one of the most trusted forms of communication – which makes them great for getting your point across. A look at the dark art of cartographic persuasion.<p>We depend on maps every day—to navigate, to check the weather, to understand the world. Perhaps because maps typically depict the real …

Maps

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Gap widening between rural and urban India

While inflation has been slowing both in rural and urban areas of the country, there is a widening difference between the two as rural inflation is …

8 Brain 'Facts' We All Get Wrong

Are you left-brained or right-brained? The correct answer is “neither.” Read on to find out the science behind this and seven other brain “facts” we …

How You Eat a Slice of Pizza Reveals a Lot About Your Personality

Find out which of these four pizza-eating personality types you possess.<p>By Lauren Haslett<p>We all know there’s more than one way to eat a slice of …

“Here to stay, here to play:” The soccer teams in Europe composed entirely of refugees

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Alee dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. While this aspiration is slim for most, it’s particularly difficult for an 18-year-old Afghani asylum seeker currently living in Hamburg, Germany.<p>Alee is among the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who …

Modern slavery: Understanding the situation of migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

The brutal treatment meted out to an Indian woman working as a domestic help in Saudi Arabia by her employer once again reveals the inhuman …

Saudi Arabia

‘Till martyrdom do us part’

Nabiha, 42, and her daughter Rudeina, 17, walk through the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan. Islamic State militants demand a steady supply of wives to provide sex and children, so local women and girls live in constant fear of forced marriages, abductions and even sex …

Human Rights

Dear Infidel: The dilemma of British Muslims

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Their situation is also somewhat similar to what the Muslims in India are questioned about by some …

Fidgeting Can Cancel The Negative Health Effects Of Sitting All Day, Study Finds

Sitting all day has been linked with higher rates of heart disease, cancer, hospitalisation and early death.<p>But new research suggests there may be an …

Pirates of the Bay of Bengal | Poverty & Development

<b>Hem Nagar, India -</b> A gloomy sky pregnant with rain clouds hung heavy over the placid waters of Raimangal River, mirroring the mood of the villagers.<p>A group of boatmen in loincloths was busy loading provisions and fishing gear onto small, wooden, charcoal-black boats on the Hem Nagar Islands of the …