COVID-19

The Virtual Virus

By Constance Ndeleo The online super highway is one of the greatest gifts technology has brought to us, with enormous advantages especially during these unprecedented times. The internet and social media has proved to be a critical platform for girls, to raise concerns about issues that confront them and to provide avenues to express themselves …

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Stop Stigma to reduce Mental Health

By Amanda Wakesho Regional Directors of major organizations in Eastern and Southern Africa including UNICEF, Save the Children, UNHCR, among others on Saturday voiced their concerns over stigma on frontline health and social service workers as well as service providers at points of entry, such as border officials, face infection risks. World Mental Health Day …

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World Mental Health Day

By Constance Ndeleko Commemorating world Mental Health Day 2020 under the theme that focuses on increasing investment on psycho-social support amid pandemic The history of this day dates back to 1992 when an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health celebrated the first-ever World Mental Health Day on October 10. As we mark this …

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The Pandemic in Conflict Zones

By Constance Ndeleko Times have been hard with the wide spread of the pandemic across continents with its advent bringing interferences to our normalcy,  forcing us to adapt to a new normal and its impact hitting hard especially to those in abject poverty, those in conflict zones, refugees and IDPs, those in detention/juvenile and in …

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