This piece is excerpted from a presentation on Mental Health and Gender Based Violence (GBV) by Paul Sachs December 9, 2022, as part of a multi-day awareness program focused on GBV, particularly as it affects persons with disabilities. Gender based violence (GBV) is a worldwide problem reportedly affecting 1 in […]
Our public agency serves individuals who are primarily African American. Yet we do not have enough African American therapists to see everyone who requests one. We offer to have them see another therapist in the meantime, but most prefer to wait. I am concerned that a person with a behavioral […]
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.
Children’s physical, cognitive and emotional skills are still developing. So, children are more likely to express their feelings through their behavior than through words. Play and expressive arts are good ways to help children manage their feelings. Make these activities a part of a child’s day, whether during lock-down or not.
Joy for Children is a children’s rights and advocacy organization in Uganda, championing the rights of all children to live peacefully & without exploitation, to benefit from quality free education, to thrive in economic security & justice, and to prosper with access to clean water, good health care, & nutrition.