Gender based violence (GBV) is a pervasive and traumatic experience for many women. To raise awareness of the issue, the Tunaweza Foundation; Kachem Young Initiative and Nkechinyere Melva Uguru, a legal advocate, initiated Brave Voices 16 days of activism which included daily presentations about GBV.
As a follow-up to his September 2021 presentation about visual impairments and technology, Paul Sachs was invited back to the Initiative for National Growth Africa to speak about mental health challenges faced by individuals with visual impairments. The event took place on November 10, 2021.
According to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, approximately 26.3 million people in the African Region have a form of visual impairment. Of these, 20.4 million have low vision and 5.9 million are estimated to be blind. It is estimated that 15.3% of the world’s blind population reside in Africa.
Change is an ever-present part of life. The past 2 pandemic years have reminded everyone in the world how quickly things can change, and how important it is to adapt quickly to change. Pandemic or not, change management is also one of the most difficult management tasks. How can you lead change when some people embrace it, and others avoid it?
When you say the word Robot, many people think of something from a Star Wars type movie – a human-looking and acting automated machine. In fact robotics and robots refer to machines that are programmed to do certain tasks or behave in certain ways to assist with different tasks. Robots include machines that help in manufacturing, packaging, cleaning or delivery. They may not look like a human at all.