May 13, marks one year since Akachi Chukwuemeka died by suicide, aged 21. Neke and I found and carried him to the UNNMedicalCentre that morning. I wrote this as a reference for how to discuss suicide, how schools should help. I still haven’t mourned him.
Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.
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There are significant economic and social pull factors behind the popularity of used clothing.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the health, economic and social status of slum dwellers.
After a slow start, production has been ramped up
Any misgivings about China’s handling of COVID-19 will likely be erased by Beijing’s considerable aid in fighting the pandemic.
Wearing masks is being introduced in conjunction with maintaining a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres and following hygiene measures such as hand washing.