Human Rights

The Importance of Free Press for a Democracy

The freedom of the press in an exceptionally important aspect of any democratic society. The ability to criticise government policy and allow the African people a voice in the most important matters of policy is the cornerstone of both the freedom of the press and democracy itself. Protecting the independence

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Illiberal democracy in Africa

The growth and protection of democracy is vitally important to the well-being of all people across all continents. The struggle for democracy in Africa has cost many lives and has suffered many authoritarian regimes. Yet now just as in the twentieth century democracy is being threatened across the African continent.

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Equal rights for all – helping people with disabilities

EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL – HELPING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Disabled people have rights to live with dignity. Charity and state-funded residential schools can train the disabled to be productive. Such training could involve religious classes and soft skills with people. Although disabled people have different competencies, they deserve equal respect

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Child abuse and its consequences

CHILD ABUSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES Child abuse is one of the biggest problems in the world. Child abuse can take place in various forms. It may be in the form of physical abuse. In physical abuse a child is severely beaten up. In sexual abuse the child is molested or

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