All posts tagged with: health

We're Just Under a Little Stress

Publicado 15 de agosto de 2014 no picture Effie Johari

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Se registró el día 6 de junio de 2014
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Here are some of the things I learned from school. Like how sometimes, school counsellors will ask you invasive questions, like ones regarding your sexuality, and they promise to hook you up with a conversion therapy to help you. How teachers favour some students more than others, and have no qualms assuring one of their worth while ignoring the emotional needs of the others. I learned that the peer group that’s supposed to help students with their mental health issues consisted...


How does your country rank?

Publicado 14 de agosto de 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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Se registró el día 19 de junio de 2014
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Today’s world is considered a young world where more than 50% of the population is 25 years old and under. In the Commonwealth it is estimated that out of the 2 billion people living in the commonwealth 60% of the population are under the age of 30. The YDI defines youth development as “enhancing the status of young people, empowering them to build on their competencies and capabilities for life. It will enable young people to contribute and benefit from a politically stable,...


On the issue of abortion

Publicado 14 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Laura Rosa

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Se registró el día 13 de agosto de 2014
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This issue of abortion is one of the most discussed worldwide. In my opinion, abortion in cases of extreme health must be authorized. But for negligence and carelessness (most cases) pregnant women should let the fetus develop. After a week, the fetus is already considered a human, and like everyone, has the right to life. If the woman does not want to raise the child after birth, the mother should give the child up for adoption. Thousands of infertile couples around the world ar...


“Young people in Gaza are the most traumatized population in the world”

Publicado 13 de agosto de 2014 no picture Farhaa

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In an exclusive interview with "Humanitarian's Manifesto", a community powered initiative, Dr. Akihiro Seita of UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) explains the role of mother & child unit at UNRWA health centers, especially in dealing with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in children & adolescents. He also describes the affects of Israel-Palestine conflict on economy, mental health of men and particularly domestic v...


Mental Health of Youth

Publicado 11 de agosto de 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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Se registró el día 28 de junio de 2014
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Neither we are child nor are we old Foundations for development, we are gold. We are in problem, who solves? Which benches? In all directions, bounded by fences. Appearance changes affect our mind Peace for ourselves, where can we find? Mental stress, pressure, tensions and depression We can’t fully share our expression. We lose, break ourselves & shed into tears Lots of difficulties around covered with fears. We just cry & cry but show fake smil...


Voices of Youth Inspire! “Failures are the best eye openers.”

Publicado 3 de agosto de 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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Your name: Salu Oluwamayowa Adepeju Your age: 28 years Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I am from Igbogbo, Lagos State, Nigeria, but I grew up in Bariga and I still live in Bariga, Lagos State. According to your business card – what is your job title? I am founder and Executive Director of Iba (Malaria) Eradication Foundation. How does your current job compare with what you wanted to do when you were much younger...


My mental health

Publicado 31 de julio de 2014 no picture Visha Arunagiri

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Se registró el día 31 de julio de 2014
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My name is Vishalatchi Arunagiri and I was diagnosed with Schizophrenia two years ago. I did not realize that I had this mental illness and at first could not accept it. Is this reality or fantasy? I was experiencing intense delusions that felt so real, it were not possible that it was a fantasy. But now, I have come a long way and can tell the differences between reality and fantasy and I want to share some of my experiences. This story is not a story about my struggles or a debat...


We Are Just As Important

Publicado 30 de julio de 2014 no picture Micheal Ighodaro

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Se registró el día 18 de julio de 2014
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The International Aids Conference AIDS2014 has come and gone, but we have learnt from this conference is something we all should individually define in our own ways. For many this conference was the one for the youth, and for others it was the one we finally have a clear roadmap to ending Aids. But for young MSMs*, transgenders and adolescent MSMs it was the one where our issues weren't that important for discussion. During this conference there were several panels of discuss...


Sweet like Shuga!

Publicado 26 de julio de 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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One component of my To-watch list I never really get to check out is Shuga. Shuga is a soap opera by MTV Networks Africa in association with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and other partners to create awareness about HIV, AIDS and responsible sexual behaviour. It airs in seasons and episodes so it would be around for a while. As soon as I got the news that the second season of Shuga Naija had been released, I could not wait a moment to get watching. Shuga Naija is the adapted...


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