How would you react when you find out you were adopted from China and have no information on who your birth family is? That is the story for four girls in the documentary film Something Between that follows four adopted Chinese girls on their mission to find where they belong culturally in this world.
Every day there are social interactions between people and different cultures. Some of these interactions are good and some are bad. In the film 5 Broken Cameras (Burnat and Davidi, 2011) the social interaction occurring is between two different ethnic groups. Their relationships with each other get worse every day. There are many different cultures and ethnic groups around the world, close by and far away. One group should not judge or disturb any other group for any reason.
It is known that China has been very strict concerning the amount of children that a Chinese woman can produce. This law is also known as the “One-Child Policy” and recently, it has been “loosened”. In fact, it has been stated in the BBC article named “China reforms: One-child policy to be relaxed “ that in the future , couples wanting to have more than one child would be able to if one of them was an only child.
College students are constantly bombarded with stress from all aspects of life; academics, sports, friends etc. Students all have their own ways of handling stress. A lot of these ways are not healthy, and are harmful to students.
Trying to get everyone to receive a vaccine would be one difficult task. It would be the only way to stop the spread of infectious diseases. People are also known for getting certain diseases depending on their ages. Another problem is that people are always contacting others. Even though some have a vaccine, others don’t. There was an experiment done concerning the H1N1 virus that took data based on the age of the human. But the problem was that they were with others of different ages. There are also many places that people are contacting each other.
In this article posted by The Guardian on October 26th, 2013 speaks about women in Saudi Arabia protesting the ban on women not being allowed to drive. More than 60 women have been driving their cars in Saudi Arabia to protest the ban of women not allowed to drive. Aziza Youssef (a campaigner for the cause) has received videos and phone messages from women proving they are and claiming they are driving in protest.
Cancer is something that most people handle with extraordinary care. To top that extraordinary care, it's childhood cancer. This article discusses some common themes amongst families when dealing with a child with cancer. Many challenges arise, and key factors like age & emotional development really can take its toll on everyone in the family. This article takes cancer as a whole and looks at parents’ perspectives of dealing with a child with cancer at various stages, a child/adolescent having cancer, and mechanisms used in the diagnosis of cancer as well as the treatment.
There is a common problem throughout the world that every society has. There has always been a group of homeless people. Whether they are truly going through a struggle with their life situation or not, there is never a good way to handle the problem. In Canada they have three parts to the government that all deal with different parts of the homeless. The three parts of the government are Federal, Provincial and Municipal.
This article looks at the many issues that teens experience while making their transition into the complex world of adulthood. It looks at their moods and reactions to things that accrue in their everyday lives such as loss of friendships depression or unbalanced anger. Parents are having trouble distinguishing when these outbursts really begin to take a tool on the Childs life, and when it is necessary to seek sources other than themselves for help.
As technology is progressing, so is finding treatments for cancer. Scientists are figuring out ways to help patients' prognosis be better. Anyone can develop cancer in the world; wouldn't you want to be a survivor?
In the article A Call for Aid, Not Laws, to Help Women in Italy , Published in New York Times on August 18, 2013, it is stated that Prime Minister Enrico Letta wants to make tougher laws in order to reduce domestic violence and the killing of women.