Women in Pakistan did not have the fair treatment. Most of them were oppressed and did not have enough rights to defend themselves. They are deprived of education. Not everyone is respected and most feel like they are an unimportant part of the society. There are many cases on women oppression around the world. Last year and this year, we hear of gang rape news and women being murdered. We see a lot of these things that has been happening for too long are too much for the women to bear. In India alone, many teenagers are afraid of being molested. In South Africa, women are fighting against violence, and in some other parts of the world, women cry for justice. All of these women wanted to be free from oppression and be given equal rights to education.
In 2002, a Pakistani woman who was a gang rape victim was expected to commit suicide. The woman named Mukhtar Mai made her name known for she spoke against women oppression. Instead of taking her life away, she used her experienced to fight back, not for herself but for many other victims and women who were one with her advocacy. She was strong enough to fight and get the justice that she so much deserved. Up to now after a decade after the incident that she encountered, she still continues to fight and spread her inspiring words globally.
Mai was one woman who bravely spoke against an order in Pakistan. It is known that in Pakistan most of the rape cases are not reported because a lot of women feared but for Mai, she was not quiet about it. She was very eager to fight for her rights and she said that she would not want the same thing to happen to other women.
New York City is one known and big city in the United States. The city has many regulations to protect the environment. Thanks to their Mayor who is always known for making very tough laws concerning the city and its people. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has delivered his speech addressed to the New Yorkers. The mayor plans to ban the use of Styrofoam. The mayor wants to remove the commonly used plastic containers in some food stalls and restaurant because it is increasing the percentage of recycling. The Styrofoam is hard to recycle and thus this adds to the burden of so many people wanting to get rid of the said garbage.
The Mayor has been implementing regulations like the “No Smoking Zones” in Central park. He as a leader in the city was concern enough in the reduction of waste and keeping the metro clean as possible. New York welcomes a lot of visitors each year. So many tourists would want to see the Big Apple and tour different sites and view from the bustling city.
In the said speech, reactions did vary from different people including the food business sector. They are mostly having a hard time to react to the said ban that will somehow take place soon in the city. They have reported that it is not only New York who would be implementing the said ban on plastics because other cities in the United States have already started banning plastic. The said cities include Massachusetts, Washington, and Seattle. The Mayor was always controversial in almost all his regulations and initiative for the city of New York.
Serious threats can be very alarming especially when it is spread throughout a social networking site like Facebook, which can connect to a lot of people in different countries. A threat can easily go viral and may cause someone to be arrested and accused. There were already a lot of cases were authorities will check on the social networking sites to investigate on a probable suspect. It is always easy to track down criminals if they have their accounts on Facebook.
A threat went wrong that has caused chaos in a school in Tennessee. The message that was posted in Facebook has threatened to kill two hundred people. The said suspect on posting the message was a British man. The threat caused a lot of US schools to tighten their security on the possible attack. It was said to be posted in a memorial page.
The United States has been facing a lot of killings last year that involved a school in Newtown and have killed the innocent children. The threat didn’t make a positive approach on the recovery of different affected families in the country. It made a lot of the US citizens worry and more afraid. The detailed news the message posted was said to have divulge the plan of the man to kill his father and then proceed in killing 200 people before he would kill himself.
Moreover, the school where the threat was addressed to immediately acted on the situation and took the threat seriously. They have informed the parents of their students and gave limited access to anyone who enters the school. Security was raised and the school’s administration have done all that they could do to protect their students and staffs. According to the officials, they will be taking all the threats seriously and be cautious enough so that none of the incident could happen ever again.
Cyber attacks such as hacking is considered cyber crime and is punishable by law. A lot of cyber attacks from different known websites of the government or even other institutions have been circulating eveywhere in the world. It is hard to identify the masterminds of the said hacking but the country from where it came from can be traced. Since the world wide web has been a commonly used tool for research and obtaining of imprtant datas,it is open to everyone but there might be some informations, important ones, kept hidden to the public for security reasons.
Experts on internet hacking have revealed that most of the hackers who does the cyber attacks in countries like th US is coming from China. The CNN pulbished a recent report that gave details on the investigation conducted using different US website and it turned out after tracing where the hakcers come from, the result showed it was from China but authorirties from China denied about it upon heaing the report.Beijing officials haveclaimed that the said act is not legal in their country.
In the United States, there are two famous news papers like the New York Times that has been one of the victims of cyber attacks and has released a statement that they have been receiving a lot cyber threats. In addition, the famous Wall Street Journal has also reported to the US authorities about the same cyber attack incident and both websites were the target. The Cyberspace is hardly secured because more and more cyber attackers can easily get into the systems and possibly steal important and event private informations from the attacked sites.