Pregnancy: ‘Tis a Blessing and a Curse

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing experiences that a woman can have in her life. Women who have had the privilege of carrying and bearing children understand this completely. The ability to conceive a and carry a child as it develops into a fully functioning individual is one of life’s greatest miracles. For all… Read More

Pregnancy: Keeping in Shape

Keeping yourself physically and emotionally healthy during pregnancy is monumental to aiding in the growth and development of your unborn child. Pregnant women can and should exercise in moderation unless there are health factors or risks that prevent them from participating in a fitness program. Any fitness program should consist of intervals of no more than… Read More

Anna Kennedy Online – World Autism Awareness Week, 2 to 8 April 2016.

There are an estimated 700,000 people in the UK who have autism, and this affects about 2.8 million people every day including families and carers of people with autism.  Autism is formally referred to as autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  It is a condition where individuals struggle with social relationships and communication.   According to statistics, 70%… Read More

Afghan Shelter Provides Security For Abused Women

Kabul, Afghanistan – At the The Afghan Women Skills Development Centre (AWSDC) shelter in Kabul, Maryam, Shokufa, Malae, and Asifa make ends meet behind locked doors. The AWSDC, a non-governmental organisation, helps severely traumatised girls and women who are victims of forced prostitution, domestic violence, and child marriages. These women are hidden behind guarded walls and protected… Read More

End Violence Against Women

The Issue To raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day) are a chance to… Read More