Category Archives: LGBT

International Day of Families 15 May. Let’s start now!

Families remain at the centre of social life ensuring the well-being of their members, educating and socializing children and youth and caring for young and old. But what type of family do we have in this 21st Century? The traditional families consisted of Mum and Dad and grandparents aunties, uncles and cousins and some of…
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Human Rights Day is everyday isn’t it?

HUMAN RIGHTS Day is celebrated on the 10th December every year.           "Upholding human-rights is in the interest of all. Respect for HR advances well-being for every individual, stability for every society, and harmony for our interconnected world" -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon      [caption id="attachment_3749" align="alignleft" width="125"] Portrait…
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Rape side affects (RTS) & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) overlap

[caption id="attachment_3642" align="alignleft" width="200"] Children suffer also[/caption] The symptoms of Rape Traumatic Syndrome (RTS) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  overlap. Obviously a person who has been raped will generally experience high levels of distress during the sexual assault and for a very long time after. Some victims are able to cope and recover quickly but…
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21st Century Family Survival Guide

Why Family and not victims? Instead of a Rape Centre we have a Be Safe Program and part of this is providing easy to understand information to guide everyone to being safer. Many organisations and governments only concentrate on providing services to victims. Rape centres, emergency services, psychiatric facilities. These provide specific help. We don't do a…
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