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A careful Christmas as the world waits on a vaccine

2020-12-14T07:51:25+00:00

A careful Christmas as the world waits on a vaccine Christmas or the festive season this year is going to look very different across the globe with many families separated by COVID-19 prevention measures such as country-specific lockdowns, travel restrictions and strict social distancing policies and policing in place. This comes as major blow for many people who were hoping to be able to spend the holidays with their loved ones. However, with the resurgences of infections across the world, essential limitations have been applied and local or international travel between countries that are deemed hot spots is no longer [...]

A careful Christmas as the world waits on a vaccine 2020-12-14T07:51:25+00:00

Faking it – how to tell if news is real or fake

2020-12-14T07:46:32+00:00

Faking it - how to tell if news is real or fake Fake news is everywhere, and that’s truly a bit scary. But what does that even mean and with today’s information overload – how on earth can we tell the real from the fake? With most of us being inundated with varying forms of news and information from a variety of sources continuously, it can be really hard to discern the real from the fake, and sometimes even harder to resist the temptation to unknowingly share that fake information. Social media makes this particularly easy, and certainly increases the [...]

Faking it – how to tell if news is real or fake 2020-12-14T07:46:32+00:00

Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!

2020-12-14T07:43:17+00:00

Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) is an international campaign instituted by the United Nations which promotes activities that drive activism and awareness around gender based violence from the 25th of November to the 10th of December every year. Each year a specific theme is assigned to the 16 day period. This year the global theme is "Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” The annual 16 Days of Activism campaign was first started by activists at the 1991 inaugural Women’s Global Leadership Institute and has subsequently been organised annually [...]

Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! 2020-12-14T07:43:17+00:00

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