Here’s why Kashmir referendum is a Feminist Issue

Written by Sonam Mittal by Kafila.org To understand why Kashmir is a feminist issue, let’s take up a hypothetical, or not-really-so-hypothetical-after-all, situation of an abusive relationship. A woman, gorgeous, graceful and delicate is in need of rescue. A man, mighty, strong and resourceful, offers to help. His only condition is that she should be his…

Ethics vs economics: the cost of outsourcing clinical trials to developing countries

The cheapest and most efficient means of conducting clinical trials lies in outsourcing to the ‘developing’ world. NIAID/Flickr, CC BY-ND As the death toll from the African Ebola crisis peaked, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan delivered a scathing attack on the “profit-driven” pharmaceutical industry and its unwillingness to develop a vaccine “for markets…