Human Rights – A Perspective from Sikh Doctrines
Dr. Devinder Pal Singh
Sikhism is the world's fifth-largest religion. It was founded during the late 15th century in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Its adherents are known as Sikhs. Currently, there are about 30 million Sikhs...
Equality & Inequality
I.J. Singh & Ravinder Singh Taneja
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are immutable God-given rights to each and every one of us. After all, aren’t we the chosen species of God’s handiwork? The American vision treats Equality as a self evident attribute.
The Gender Trap
by I.J. Singh ~ email@example.com
June 28, 2014: I suppose gender issues have been on my mind days since forever, though not quite in the sense of immediacy as now.
fingre_0 (13K)We all believe that Sikh teaching is so egalitarian and absolutely devoid of gender bias...
Pope Francis denounces ‘trickle-down’ economic theories in critique of inequality
View Photo Gallery — Pope Francis’s viral quotes on wealth, abortion, atheists, war and gay Catholics: Here are some of the pontiff’s most widely shared quotes, including his latest. “...Trickle-down theories...
I posted this article because it is a compact overview of burka a niqab as matters of public policy in European countries. The topic is one we revisit frequently at SPN. After posting it I was thrown into a state of considerable wonder, because I don't know what the status of burka and niqab is...
Stockholm riots throw spotlight on Swedish inequality
By Stephen Evans
It's hard to discern a pattern in the violence that has wracked the Swedish capital Stockholm for five nights.
Rioting in the city's suburbs has raised the...
As the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments on two marriage equality cases just over a week ago, my partner and I watched the television set with bated breath. When the camera zoomed in on the steps of the Supreme Court, and LGBTQ Americans took...
admin note: Beginning this Monday, April 1, 2013 respected forum member Tejwant Singh Malik offers the opening prayer to the Nevada State Senate in the United States. His ardaas will be a radio-broadcast, and continues for one week. Tejwant ji was kind enough to give us permission to post his...
I am in a rather heated discussion with someone on Facebook, who touts himself as being extremely religious and knowledgeable in Sikhi. He is trying to tell me these things and saying they are backed up by Gurbani:
1. That women are not allowed to talk to men (at all) outside of marriage.
My dear Sikhi brothers and sisters kaurhug
The great Sikh ruler, Maharaja Ranjit Singh was scarred by smallpox during his childhood, leaving him blind in one eye.
It is said of this great Emperor that when questioned once about how the disability of having only one good eye and the other...
I bring this new thread just to know how equal we think men and women are. I know there might be thread related to the equality between the two genders but not in concerned with marriages.
We say, men and women are equal in every fields of life. Women are far more better than men as...
YouTube - EQUALS
For those who don't know the actor, he is David Craig-the most recent James Bond. Points to ponder;
* Have we reached equality?
* What does equality mean?
* What about the wider world?
Happy international women's day!
Mar 7, 2011
Indian men lead in sexual violence, worst on gender equality: Study
Neha Bhayana, TNN | Mar 7, 2011, 12.30am IST
NEW DELHI: Nearly one in four Indian men has committed sexual violence at some point in their lives and one in five has admittedly forced his wife or partner to...
This article is from the Never Enough Sundays blog: Never Enough Sundays
A weekly visit to a different faith group for 52 weeks to discover how people intentionally meet God in corporate worship.
A person's faith tradition is made up of at least two things: first, what they say they...
Oppression is in the eye of the beholder, you know. Having spent my undergrad years up to my elbows in literature on marriage and families, this is a topic that's graced my intellect on more than one occasion.
With the dawn of the feminism age in the mid-1900s, droves of women proclaimed...
Rampant corruption has devoided India
of economic equality: Report
September 15, 2010
IANS - Washington
More than $125 billion worth of funds meant for the uplift of Indians were illegally siphoned out of the country by corrupt politicians and corporates between 2000 and 2008, hindering...
We are in a situation and need help and advice.
I am a sikh british girl and I am in a relationship with a white guy, however he looks indian and (his nan is from india, yet his mother and father are white)
We both love eachother so so much and we want to get married and share our lives with...
Will counting caste help to reduce inequality?
The Hindu : Opinion / Lead : Will counting caste help to reduce inequality?
On the surface, caste enumeration appears to be a UPA concession to its OBC allies, but more fundamentally, it fits with the larger political agenda of moving people...
India clashes with Britain over Equality Bill racism law
India is set to clash with Britain over Westminster' s new Equality Bill which outlaws caste discrimination as a form of racism.
Dean Nelson, in New Delhi
Published: 6:50PM BST 31 Mar 2010
The bill, which has been passed in...