The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the inequalities that exist in our health-care system, here in Canada and abroad. In light of the current Black Lives Matter movement occurring around the world, the message being sent by the people is clear. There exists deep-rooted systemic racism in our world propagated through our institutions. Our existing global…Read more
About: Nailah Ramsoomair
Nailah Ramsoomair is in her second year of the French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa. She completed an undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph in Microbiology and French literature. She then pursued a Masters degree that focussed on the impacts of colonisation on women in Algeria. After completing her Masters degree, she worked as a sessional lecturer at the University of Waterloo and also conducted research on the depiction of Canada's aboriginal peoples in literature. This research fueled her passion in human rights, aboriginal relations and indigenous rights. In Law school now, her work with ABS Canada allows her to continue this research.
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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world continues to overlook the epidemic raging on in some of the poorest regions of Africa since 2013: the Ebola outbreak. The Ebola virus is a severe disease with a death rate of up to 90% in humans. The virus was first identified in 1976 with two…Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly having an effect on the human population around the world, but its impact on the environment, especially in terms of conservation, is less publicized. The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest rainforest. According to scientists, its preservation is vital to combat global warming due to its ability to absorb vast…Read more
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