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Health Services and Education: Impact of unaddressed inequalities on people living in rural communities

By Kean Smith   The theme of World Health Day 2021 is “[b]uilding a fairer and healthier world”.  This theme encompasses Goals 3 and 10 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).  The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages[1] and …

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Tek-Gungu: Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence – Perspectives from Northern Uganda | Philipp Schulz

Book Comment By Leonie Fach & Tamia Brito   On 25th February 2021, Philipp Schulz presented his book “Male Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence – Perspectives from Northern Uganda” (2020) at an event organised by the Gender Centre of The Graduate Institute. Through this publication, Schulz disseminates the seldom-heard marginalised voices and perspectives of male …

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Water and Education Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic – The Gender Left Behind

By Cynthia Atuchukwu   Water & Uganda Water is Life. It is an essential natural resource, yet about 2.2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water (see Appendix I), and 785 million people living in rural areas lack access to it.[i] The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa, whose …

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Sexual Violence issues in the Kivu Province – Democratic Republic of Congo

By Lejla Bešić This article will present the ongoing issue of sexual violence against men during conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It will explain brief historical facts followed by the sexual violence issues men and boys encounter, including statistics and how the issues are being tackled. To understand how the civil wars …

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