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World Health Day 2022: Our planet, our health

World Health Day 2022: Our planet, our health

In the midst of a pandemic, a polluted planet, increasing diseases like cancer, asthma, heart disease, on World Health Day 2022, WHO will focus global attention on urgent actions needed to keep humans and the planet healthy and foster a movement to create societies focused on well-being.    WHO estimates that more than 13 million deaths around the […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Please Stop!

LOUD WHISPERS: Please Stop!

Please stop! I just saw a five-year-old girl dancing at her birthday party on a thick carpet of dollars and Naira Please stop! That was after seeing the little boy of no more than four, wearing a ‘Billion Dollar Gang’ neck chain, swigging from what looked like a bottle of beer while his mother twerked […]

The Many Troubles Of A Firstborn (Part 2)

Sibling rivalry is real. It gets escalated when all are married. Wisdom is required by parents to manage it. Firstborns especially have a role in ensuring that things do not escalate to a stage where the children are involved. Secondborns often times are arrogant and want to ride on the firstborn. Humility, wisdom, patience and […]

Men We Have a Problem!

E yin daddy wa a ti ni problem o (Our daddy’s we have a problem), before you say I reject it in Jesus/Allah or Obatala’s name, let me conclude. Remember one of my articles where I mentioned a research I carried out, asking around 5000 adolescents about whom they want to die first between their […]

Protesters Call Chief Jane Ansah To Step Down

Protesters Call Chief Jane Ansah To Step Down

Nearly 15,000 opposition supporters brought business to a standstill in the capital Lilongwe as they marched to the Capitol Hill, the seat of government offices. They wanted to present a petition, demanding the resignation of election commission chief Jane Ansah.  However, government representatives stayed in their offices. Human Rights Defenders Forum deputy chairperson Gift Trapence […]

Hurdles Of A Single Lady – The ‘Perfect’ Wife Material

Hurdles Of A Single Lady – The ‘Perfect’ Wife Material

As a young woman, it is very disturbing that your worth sometimes is not seen until you do some kinda jobs. This dating scene is hard and it is getting harder because of this unnecessary wife material cage. I am going to be speaking on behalf of those women who haven’t found the man of […]

Rising To the Challenges In The Humanitarian Sector

Rising To the Challenges In The Humanitarian Sector

What is the future of humanitarian action? We live in times of unprecedented humanitarian need. Globally, aid agencies estimate that 100 million people worldwide need some form of humanitarian help, at a cost of USD 22 billion. If you are anything like us, you are probably sick and tired of humanitarian pieces that begin with […]

Promote Full Participation Of Women In Society – Gender Commission

Promote Full Participation Of Women In Society – Gender Commission

Section 17 of the Zimbabwe Gender Commission act calls on the state to promote the full participation of women in all spheres of the Zimbabwean Society on the basis of equality with men, Zimbabwe Gender Commission chairperson, Margaret Mukahana Sangarwe has said. Speaking at a breakfast meeting on women in leadership in the private and […]

Egyptian Women With HIV Hide From Social Stigma In Silence

Egyptian Women With HIV Hide From Social Stigma In Silence

Nearly five years ago, when Safaa* was 26 and a mother of two, she discovered that she had HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) – a disease which destroys the immune system of its host. To her, this was worse than a death sentence – it would force her to keep her medical history secret from even […]

The Stigma of Doing Things Alone

The Stigma of Doing Things Alone

It was Thursday afternoon. I’d been invited to the soft launch of a new restaurant that evening, and I’d invited a guy I’d recently met through online dating to join me, only to have him cancel last minute. As someone who tries to live her life with a “no regrets” mentality, the choice was clear: […]

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