Tag: Consequences

Towards a “healthy” state of mind
Migrants Multiculture

Towards a “healthy” state of mind

The Ecuadorian Department of Immigration (Senami) and the organisation Teléfono de la Esperanza have signed a collaborative agreement with the aim of helping the most vulnerable immigrants.   Good health is not only related to a person’s mental and physical state but also to their emotional state. For this reason, […]

Young girls forced to marry
Globe World

Young girls forced to marry

Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Fariba was only eight-years-old […]

Helping war-torn countries
Culture Listings Screen

Helping war-torn countries

On 15th February the film ‘Access to the Danger Zone’ will be shown at the Filmhouse cinema in Edinburgh. Directed by Peter Casaer and narrated by Daniel Day-Lewis, the film provides a harrowing look at the difficulties faced by humanitarian organisations. It also shows the dangers that volunteers and medical […]