Cameroon has one of the highest prevalence of Epilepsy in the World. But as Dr Mundih Noelar shares her experience, the social stigma associated with the disease is an even greater threat to People with Epilepsy than the disease itself. And if you are a woman, it's just a multiplier effect.
Using Art to Fight Violence: A Q&A with Dr Pat
Dr Pat is an it to advocate interdisciplinary researcher, dramatist, poet and writer. She uses art to advocate in her play, 'Nkuma' on FGM. Here, she shares her experience in an interesting Q&A,
MUTE: How Female Genital Mutilation seeks to silence women’s sexuality
FGM is a practice that seeks to mute women by mutilating them. And today millions of girls still experience this practice with no idea of effects it may have on them.
The many shades of Violence against women
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today and it remains largely unreported. Every 25th of November, since the year 2000, we celebrate international day of elimination of violence against Women. The theme for this year is "Orange the world: Generation equality stands against rape". Women, Men, Boys and Girls think about it.
ABCs of Depression
What is depression? Medically, depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression (big book 😁) . It affects 3 major parts: feelings, thoughts and behavior. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You … Continue reading ABCs of Depression
WHY CAMEROON SHOULDN’T BE FINDING THE MISSING MILLIONS NOW
Today is World Hepatitis Day and what better way to celebrate than a little reflection? Finding the Missing Millions with viral Hepatitis ifs great, but after that, what then?