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  1. Jan 2021
    1. and in trying to slice India along religious lines, it turned former Muslim, Hindu and Sikh friends and neighbours against each other.

      This is a strategy most colonizers did to try and be able to control its colonized population better. Divide and Conquer

    2. “Manto does not shy away from the idea that women have sexual needs and their own sexual vision that has nothing to do with being in love with someone else.”

      This could be considered feminist

    3. “Whether he was writing about prostitutes, pimps or criminals, Manto wanted to impress upon his readers that these disreputable people were also human, much more than those who cloaked their failings in a thick veil of hypocrisy.

      Really like this quote

    4. early 20s he translated Russian, French and English short stories into Urdu, and through studying the work of western writers he learned the art of short story writing.

      He started very young in his journey, and it was impressive that he could translate three different languages at such a young age.

    5. he was charged with obscenity six times

      This brings up how much stigma and silence is in the topic of sex and desires, which since religion has become very hush hush.

    6. He wrote about sex and desire, alcoholics and prostitutes

      Would this make him a Libertine? Why was he focused on those four themes?

  2. Dec 2020
    1. Legatum Institute


    2. with so many families facing increased financial pressures as a result of the pandemic, it is more important than ever that we help make Christmas that little bit more special for the thousands of children we support by making sure they receive a present,” he says.

      Pathos and ethos

    3. make sure more children and young people have a hot meal, a present or a safe place to sleep.


    4. Christmas

      Purpose of article

    5. Last year the campaign reached 368,648 children, young people and families in the UK.

      Logos and ethos

    6. A recent poll the charity carried out with YouGov found that 41% of parents who took part in the survey wished they could cancel Christmas, while more than half (55%) reported plans to delay paying household bills, borrow money or sell belongings to pay for Christmas celebrations.

      Logos and pathos

    7. an additional 700,000 people had been prevented from falling below the breadline thanks to the temporary £20-a-week boost to universal credit,


    8. the pandemic has pushed the total number of people in the UK living in poverty to more than 15 million – 23% of the population


    9. Almost 120,000 children in the UK have been plunged into poverty as a result of the pandemic,

      Logos and a bit of ethos

    10. collect Christmas presents for children who might not otherwise receive anything.


    11. Every year, charities and other organisations up and down the country collect Christmas presents for children who might not otherwise receive anything.


    1. Appeal highlights

      Gives obvious area for facts (logos) which also can create ethos from them knowing so much information

    2. UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children appeal helps support the agency’s work as it provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to water, sanitation, nutrition, education, health and protection services. Read more about this year’s appeal here.  

      Gives overall mission as UNICEF, to show wide range of efforts

    3. Key planned results for 2020

      Shows what they want to achieve

    4. Despite pushback at borders, including at the border between Greece and Turkey in March 2020, and constraints on rescue operations, the influx into Europe is expected to remain high in 2020 and 2021. In 2019, some 123,700 refugees and migrants – over one quarter of them children – arrived in Europe

      Context of production

    5. Refugee and migrant response in Europe snapshot


    6. Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe Appeal


    7. Refugee and migrant girls and boys in Europe are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, including gender-based violence, especially when traveling alone, in countries of arrival, transit and destination.

      This is why the text exists

    8. Funding requirements for 2020

      Show how much money is needed to achieve results