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Name: Gretta-Olivia Ineza                                               Burundians lives matter   During the semester, the majority of my posts on new activism were about the accurate situation in Burundi, my native country, which is located in East Africa.

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    There is so much problems on the planet that could be overcomed by stronger wills of inhabitants. Most problems that we face nowadays are caused by men “cleverness” that sometimes can be very destructive. The planet is starting to age, because of her tiredness of men’s fights. Citizens, children, women, men, foreigners are tagged, but  now it is time to stop putting names on what we see and start being one whole that support each other. Oxfam

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The president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, has ordered the security forces to find the killers of the senior general. The general Kararuza and his wife were killed this Monday 25th in the morning by unknown gunmen. Unfortunately, her daughter was also in the car when it happened and she has been in the coma but luckily, she survived the attack.

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Name: Gretta-olivia Ineza Course: New activist Date: 08-4-16                                      Academic research and the news  

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Aloys Mundere’s article ²Refugees of Burundi found refuge camp in Rwanda² appeared in Caritas was published on June 23, 2015. This post talks about Burundians who had left their country because of the daily violence that happens there since the re-election of President Nkuruziza Pierre. This one launched a campaign for a third term Consecutive and that is why many people are dying everyday. In addition, more than 30 000 people have fled Burundi. The neighboring country, Rwanda, has welcomed them and have settled them in their refugee’s camp.

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One of the core principles of humanity is that fact that every human being is born free and equal. However, during the course of history, men have somewhat struggled to follow this notion of equality as evidenced by degrading practices such as slavery and the fact that women were once considered inferior to men. As mentioned earlier, women used to be regarded as sexually inferior to men, to the point where they had to fight to obtain the right to vote, to this day women’s suffrage remains an ongoing issue in the world.

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 The article “online with a sexual predator” by Deborah Amos published on August 14 in the ABC News, talks about teenagers who get trapped in an online chatroom with predators. The survey shows that one teen on five had received unwanted sexual solicitations online. Predators use fake account (wrong name, lie about their age, pictures that aren’t theirs). According to Amos, predators are really dangerous. They eventually like to choose vulnerable teenagers who feel lonely or who are feels lost. It is easier for them to get want they want as naked pictures or sex.

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The article,"Protecting our children against online predators” by Celine Cooper published on January 24th in the Montreal Gazette News, talks about a story of two teenagers who committed suicide because they were harassed online. Like those two adolescents, some teenagers share naked pictures of themselves to people they have met online. Those strangers usually use fake accounts (wrong name, pictures that aren't theirs) and threaten or harass those youths to send more pictures or money, in order to keep what they consider to be a shameful secret.

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The role of women in the workforce

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