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  1. Dr. D. P. Singh

    Human Rights – A Perspective from Sikh Doctrines

    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...
  2. IJSingh

    Opinion Equality & Inequality

    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. And...
  3. Parma

    Hard Talk Disgraced At Our Communities Commitment To Equality

    I still do not seem to see black members of society in our temples!
  4. Tejwant Singh

    Controversial The Gender Trap

    The Gender Trap by I.J. Singh ~ ijsingh99@gmail.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...
  5. spnadmin

    World Pope Francis Denounces ‘trickle-down’ Economic Theories In Critique Of Inequality

    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...
  6. spnadmin

    Islam The Islamic Veil Across Europe: Questions Of Equality Versus Equity

    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...
  7. spnadmin

    World Stockholm Riots Throw Spotlight On Swedish Inequality

    Stockholm riots throw spotlight on Swedish inequality By Stephen Evans http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22650267 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...
  8. findingmyway

    Controversial We Are In It Together: The Fight For Marriage Equality . Freedom Of Religion

    <small>VALARIE KAUR</small> 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...
  9. Tejwant Singh

    Giving Ardaas For Justice And Equality

    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...
  10. Harkiran Kaur

    Urgent! Need Help With Some Gender Equality Questions!

    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. 2...
  11. A

    Seeing Through The "Single Eye" Of Equality

    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...
  12. S

    Equality Between Men And Women In Case Of Inter-Religious Marriage

    Hi all, 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...
  13. findingmyway

    General International Women's Day - Are We Really Equal?

    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!
  14. Archived_Member16

    India Indian Men Lead On Sexual Violence, Worst On Gender Equality: Study

    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...
  15. spnadmin

    Seeking Equality, Serving Others (Never Enough Sundays Blog)

    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...
  16. Tejwant Singh

    Islam The Burqa Ban: Another Misguided Step Toward So-Called Equality

    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...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India Rampant Corruption Has Devoided India Of Economic Equality: Report

    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...
  18. S

    Sikh Girl Wanting To Marry White Guy

    Hi 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...
  19. spnadmin

    Will Counting Caste Help To Reduce Inequality?

    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...
  20. Tejwant Singh

    Controversial India Clashes With Britain Over Equality Bill Racism Law

    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...