Future of Water depends upon Cholera: 168 years of unsettlement

In 1854, Jon Snow concluded that poor water pump management was responsible for the cholera outbreaks. Although his legacy has influenced many lessons on water safety, globally, we still see cholera cases, and in 2016, over 130,000 cases were recorded, 54% of cases were from Africa (World Health Organisation, 2018a). These figures do not representContinue reading “Future of Water depends upon Cholera: 168 years of unsettlement”

 VAMHM Early Career Researcher Bursary

I was delighted to be awarded the VAMHM Early Career Researcher Bursary for attending and presenting at the 4th European Conference on Domestic Violence 2021 to share my research focusing on male victims of domestic abuse experiences seeking professional medical help.   The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers, academics,Continue reading ” VAMHM Early Career Researcher Bursary”

Quality of teaching – Communication

The quality of teaching is essential to ensure that the next generation is equipped with the knowledge to progress further. However, the quality of teaching is not solely dependent upon the teachers but society as well. Thus, parents’ importance with their children’s schoolwork encourages their children to become more attentive in school. The development ofContinue reading “Quality of teaching – Communication”

Sleep Deprivation tactics by Domestic Abusers

On average, a person will spend a third of their life sleeping. The World Health Organisation (2004) states that, good quality sleep is vital to ensure good well-being, whilst disturbed sleep can create long-term health issues. This years Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place on 14th – 18th May 2020, Mental Health Foundation, theme willContinue reading “Sleep Deprivation tactics by Domestic Abusers”

A reflection on sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week – 3rd – 9th February 2020

This year’s sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week challenged the misconception of the statements surrounding rape and sexual assault. Sexual violence includes rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, as well as forcing their victim into prostitution or engage in sexual activity with their abuser of others. Office for National Statistics (2018) concluded that 33% hadContinue reading “A reflection on sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week – 3rd – 9th February 2020”

Education Leadership in Schools

Mahoney and Moos (2010) raised concerns on the leadership and the democracy within schools, expressing the need for change to ensure schools offer the best opportunities for students. The primary role of a school is not only to provide education but also provide a challenging and emotional caring environment, to allow the students to developContinue reading “Education Leadership in Schools”

Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse affects millions of people globally; the UK Government estimated that 2 million people suffer the abuse in England and Wales. To raise awareness of this critical public health issue, Arden University invited Heroes Rights in October to deliver an educational presentation for the National Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. Smith, Szymanska, and Haile (2017)Continue reading “Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Abuse”

Current Climate – Isolation

With the current climate, many of us are on lockdown or self-isolation; many are already beginning to struggle with feeling as though the walls are closing in. With the Government’s current advice with the closure of schools, and the recommendation of working from home if possible. There is a possible risk of people suffering fromContinue reading “Current Climate – Isolation”

Maslow Hierarchy of Needs and Domestic Abuse

Tackling the basic needs of an individual, could encourage victims to interact with other services, promote their well-being and motivate the victim to climb Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (1943), possessing the opportunity to reach self-actualisation. Thus, allowing the victim to live and survive independently. Isolation is further explored by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (1943), whichContinue reading “Maslow Hierarchy of Needs and Domestic Abuse”