While the telemedicine industry has taken leaps and bounds over the last few months to help fill in the gaps of an overwhelmed healthcare system, the benefits of telemedicine are not equally available to everyone due to a complicated patchwork of policies and regulation.
The closure of all schools in Kenya including some rescue centers where girls had sought refuge after running from their families who wanted to force them to undergo FGM or get married has taken the country a step back in the fight against these traumatic, painful cutting practices.
As we, as a society, continue to learn, listen and speak out against racism, here is an updated list of resources: books, films, documentaries for kids and adults.
“White supremacy applies to you, to me, to all in a white-centered society,” affirms Darcia Narvaez, Professor of Psychology of the University of Notre Dame.
“Widespread lockdowns have resulted in horrific conditions where girls and women have no one to turn to and nowhere to go. They are trapped. A catastrophe is unfolding in Latin America,” said Debora Cobar from Plan International.
“But one of the most striking effects of the coronavirus will be to send many couples back to the 1950s. Across the world, women’s independence will be a silent victim of the pandemic,” argues reporter Helen Lewis from The Atlantic.