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The Information Gap: Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy

Why vaccination should not be a question of if, but a matter of how it can be more accessible globally. Acquiring information from reputable sources has always been good practice, but it takes on another level of significance when this information pertains to human health, namely regarding the legitimacy of vaccines and immunization. Continuous consumption of unregulated media fosters an environment unconducive to critical thinking, and when these habits spill over to issues regarding personal health, this not only affects the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our families, but also those of entire communities. That is, herd immunity to infectious diseases such as measles, polio, and rub

#MeToo, #WithYou: An Examination of the Social Attitudes Concerning Sexual Violence in South Korea a

Warning: this article contains possibly sensitive content (discussion of sexual harassment, sexual assault) Me,too. We, too. The above are two similar phrases that nonetheless reflect a large difference in attitude and method of expressing support and solidarity. The phrase “Me, too” was originally coined by Tarana Burke in 2006 with the goal of helping sexual harassment and sexual assault victims to find solidarity and support on their journey to healing. Since then, the hashtag and movement has gone viral and the power of its message encouraged women from all over the world to come forward, both to obtain support and to share their stories. However, there remain large differences in the le

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