Tag Archives: Nigeria

Nigerian woman tackles mental health stigma

A Nigerian woman is leading the fight against stigma associated with mental health. Hauwa Ojeifo was diagnosed with Bipolar and post-traumatic stress in 2015. She has not allowed it to bring her down. Instead, she is using her experience to raise awareness on mental illness — in a country where 30 percent of the population… Read More »

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

A sense of inbalance, disconnect, and/or numbness are some symptoms that follows Post Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experienced by women who suffer violence. As the world continues to marks that the Int’l Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we are being joined by our in-house correspondent, Mary Chinda, who has followed the… Read More »