France Bans Niqab

On April 11 a new law comes into force in France. This bans the niqab, the full face veil, in public places such as universities, post offices and job centres.…

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Devadasi; “servants of god”

A couple of interesting articles in today’s Guardian highlight the shocking practice of devadasi which is found mainly in Southern India. This tradition, which continues despite being outlawed in 1988,…

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Witches to be taxed!

According to a report on the Guardian website, witches in Romania are are to be taxed, in a move to help the Romanian economy and prevent tax evasion. Witches, along…

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