Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to support in tackling health issues facing young people in the Commonwealth? The Commonwealth Secretariat is seeking to recruit someone to support the Commonwealth Youth Health Network (CYHN), a platform for young people to advocate and engage on global issues related to health, through individual and collective action, …

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by Jada Chambers Any person who has ever used the phrase “Wrong place at the wrong time,” to try to cope with grief, must have endured so much torture in life, that even death has become trivial. And yet, these words have become a new anthem in the small Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and …

Fighting Crime, One Conversation at a time Read More »

by Archibong Bassey Like many children living in Nigeria – a malaria endemic country, I battled Malaria while growing up. Despite my mother’s tireless efforts with limited resources, the disease always struck, leaving her burdened with guilt as she nursed me to recovery. In Nigeria, at that time, only 2 per cent of households reported …

World Malaria Day 2024: Reflections and Call for Equitable Action Read More »

by Oluwatosin Oludele From “why you dey cry? No be man you be?” to “man no suppose dey gentle my guy”, society has always instructed men on how to act, think, and live. We are constantly bombarded with messages from the media and our environment on the Dos and Don’ts of being a man as …

For the Males: Breaking Stereotypes and Toxic Masculinity Read More »

by Sitaram Nayak Atul Singh’s story is one of unwavering commitment to the service of humanity, rooted in his humble beginnings in a village in Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh. Currently residing in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Atul’s journey of compassion began early in his college days, where he pursued a degree in Information Technology. Driven by …

Atul Singh – Saving Lives through his ‘Blood Journey’ across India Read More »

by Ruhamah Ifere Barely 10 days past the 2024 commemoration of International Women’s Day, women and girls in The Gambia are facing a potential infringement of their human rights, ironically, by the institution that ought to promote and protect the rights of girls. There has been an uproar, and rightly so,  since lawmakers in The …

The Gambia considers repeal of ban on Female Genital Mutilation Read More »

by Victor Okechukwu Chimezie Bias simply means a strong inclination of the mind or a preconceived opinion about something or someone. A bias may be favorable or unfavorable: bias in favor of or against an idea. It is a disproportionate weight in favor of or against an idea or thing, usually in a way that …

How Bias is Shaping our Lives Read More »

by Cody Mitchell A recent Australian study has found that screen usage could be depriving average three-year-olds of more than 1100 adult words each day—a dramatic interference with the early language learning process. While there is some evidence that screen time can help children develop certain skills—like problem solving—there is also evidence that it wreaks …

Screen time affects early language learning – Australian study finds Read More »

by Victor Okechukwu Chimezie Social media refers to the means of interactions among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Various social media platforms include Facebook, X(Twitter), LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Telegram, Instagram, Tiktok, Snapchat etc. Social media has recently become a very powerful tool to sell a …

Urgent Need For Peacebuilding through the Social Media Read More »