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Kenya / UNFPA Representative. Fighting to End-Violence Against Women & Children, Maternal Deaths & Female Genital Mutilation
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Ambassador Amina Mohamed is the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade in the Government of Kenya. Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya.

India and Pakistan-This relationship needs detoxification.

Army Chief General Bikram Singh pays tribute to soliders killed at LoC.

India close to eradicating polio

To fully eradicate polio, India must go beyond its own borders

This is a collection of my opinion pieces. The topics span- polio eradication, sexual & gender based violence, child soldiers, food security, public health and protection of the vulnerable. Having witnessed compelling human tragedies and triumphs, my perspectives have been shaped by a range of diverse experiences in the Army, UN, Red Cross as well as a dad. I genuinely believe that we can together advance peace & humanity and above all, give our children a future full of hope.

This is a collection of my opinion pieces. The topics span- polio eradication, sexual & gender based violence, child soldiers, food security, public health and protection of the vulnerable. Having witnessed compelling human tragedies and triumphs, my perspectives have been shaped by a range of diverse experiences in the Army, UN, Red Cross as well as a dad. I genuinely believe that we can together advance peace & humanity and above all, give our children a future full of hope.

The promise of vaccines. This is what will help us eradicate this dreaded disease.

Siddharth Chatterjee says the rise of new vaccines provides an opportunity to save lives on a huge scale

India close to eradicating polio

To fully eradicate polio, India must go beyond its own borders

The damages of war go far beyond what we once believed; society has now reached an understanding about the kind of moral, financial, communal and psychological toll wars can have on the soldiers, their family, community and even country.  Is it a ‘silent disaster’ waiting to explode with unknown consequences?  If the world cannot find a way out of war, then we may well be defeated as a civilization.

The damages of war go far beyond what we once believed; society has now reached an understanding about the kind of moral, financial, communal and psychological toll wars can have on the soldiers, their family, community and even country. Is it a ‘silent disaster’ waiting to explode with unknown consequences? If the world cannot find a way out of war, then we may well be defeated as a civilization.

A great piece of history

Charles Whalen shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, circa 1970

Ettore Majorana, theoretical physicist who first revealed what would become known as the Majorana Fermion Particle.

Ettore Majorana, theoretical physicist who first revealed what would become known as the Majorana Fermion Particle.

Cheetahs in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Photo taken by an unknown photographer.

Cheetahs in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Photo taken by an unknown photographer.

#art #painting. A temple in Indonesia painted by Kartika Affandi, daughter of one of Indonesia's famous painters.

Kartika Affandi, a daughter of an Indonesian Famous Painter Affandi Koesoema (Cierbon, West Java aka Maestro Painting Indonesia).

YouTube of TEDx Talk on Child Soldiers

TED - Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world. TED's official app presents talks from some of the world's most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus and music legends