All Articles about Health
War on Disinfo
Magdalena’s Landecker Democracy project “War on Disinfo” will teach young people how to detect and debunk disinformation and later how to talk about it with friends. Thus, the goal is to empower young people to stop the spread of fake news.
The Humanise Project
Landecker Democracy Fellow Nasim and the Humanise Project seek to contribute to the current activation of Scotland’s wellbeing economy. The aim is to create spaces, in the shape of workshops, for young people to pause, reflect, and realign with their purpose and the change they want to make in their institutions.
We got this! The Feminist Hackathon
Anna Bednarczyk is a sociologist and a researcher and is currently developing a PhD project about feminist movements and a concept of safety in Argentina at the Graduate School for Social Research in Warsaw. She holds an MA in sociology and in Sustainable Urban Governance and Peace.
EDVACAY Team behind the 2020 “Just Another Day” campaign has decided to do a follow-up project. Armed with last year's knowledge they acquired on negative effects of social isolation on members of marginalized social groups, such as people with mental disorders, LGBTQI+ people, and people with development disabilities, the team decided to now have a broader social group as a target group of their project - not only the people who do not fit into the imposed societal norms of ‘normalcy’ because of their diagnosis or lifestyle, but also all those who experienced the feeling of isolation, loneliness, and insufficient support as a result of the pandemic.
Webinar "Health and wellbeing in the Danish asylum system: an inside perspective"
To tackle the issue of lack of (and mis-) information and criminalisation about the harsh conditions which migrants and refugees have to face during the asylum procedure in Denmark, Laetitia Gathion and a group of volunteers from Aarhus for Solidarity have decided to host a webinar to spread knowledge and raise awareness about health and wellbeing in the Danish asylum system.
This is mental (health)
Mental health issues are still a taboo in Polish society, preventing many from seeking help or being open about their condition in fear of being stigmatized.
Setting Boundaries - empowering workshops for women
In the current political situation, which due to women’s equality backlashes continues also to disempower women by objectifying their bodies, there is an urgent need of passing on knowledge about setting boundaries and allowing one to express their sexuality as a subject, not an object.
Academy for a Human (Akademia dla Człowieka)
Doctors in their daily work encounter not only many different health tragedies but also effects of numerous life tragedies and social injustices. In the Polish healthcare system, the social/advice workers subsystem is insufficient and does not meet expectations of supporting patients in case of need.
Reproductive Health Vending Machines in Tulsa
As her Action Project, Piper researched and pitched a program to install reproductive health vending machines in on the campus of the University of Tulsa.
Global Resilience COVID19 Stories Project
Our 2020 Fellow Mariam Hassoun created the Global Resilience COVID19 Stories Project, seeking to collect and share human stories of resilience that allow us to heal, connect, and feel.