Behind the Frontlines, Young Journalists Stand against COVID-19 Misinformation in East Africa
Nelson Rotino MCI fellow during Radio Week training in Uganda ©Photo courtesy of MCI East Africa July 2020 When COVID19 was first identified as a global pandemic Africa was the last continent to be hit by its impact Yet the continent was expected to prove the most vulnerable to both its short and long term devastating effects
Exploring new and innovative responses to the crisis: NGO solidarity during COVID-19
To implement appropriate and effective global actions in response to the COVID19 pandemic NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO have created a social media network of solidarity in order to interact with their local associations Anxiety and fear about the virus during a public health emergency has led to various forms of social stigma discrimination and stereotyping With several Facebook groups created in all regions this initiative aims to share the realities of the situations experienced and alert about the needs report examples of exceptional solidarity initiated by civil society on all continents and propose a new vision for the postCOVID19 world
Women learn while earning a living in Cambodia's garment factories.
Nearly 1700 young women garment workers 90 of women from 25 factories