International Conference on Mental Health- Children and Adolescents
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by Butterflies
1y ago
Every year, mental health-issues cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion (WHO, 2023). Latest Research released at the International Conference on Mental Health brings out key interventions addressing mental health issues of children, adolescents, and young people. New Delhi, 09 May 2023: In order to address the increasing number of mental health issues among children, adolescents and young people, Butterflies, a non-governmental organization in Delhi organised an International Conference on Mental Health from 9-11 May 2023 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The three-day conference brought ..read more
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Breaking the Silence on Sexual Violence Against Boys
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by Butterflies
1y ago
Studies reveal that boys being sexually abused remain largely unknown, unacknowledged, and not responded to, across a wide range of contexts and cultures. Blue Umbrella Campaign Aims to Highlight the Widespread yet Hidden issue of sexual abuse of boys New Delhi, 13 April 2022: Around the world, 1 in 6 boys experiences sexual abuse; many more are exploited or exposed to inappropriate sexual materials. Evidences suggest that the situation in India is also not different and underreporting keeps the magnitude of the issue under the wraps as elsewhere. These experiences are having long-term negativ ..read more
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Sagar speaks for the children of India
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by RahulRakesh
1y ago
Sagar speaks for the children of India at the 88th session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child at the United Nations Office in Geneva on the Day of General Discussion on Children’s Rights and Alternative Care He shared his opinions on how we can ensure all children grow up in safe and nurturing families and communities. New Delhi, 17 September 2021: On the occasion of the General Day of Discussion organised by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, Sagar, a young person from Butterflies Education programme addressed the Committee on the subject of why children leave t ..read more
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International Conference on Mental Health- Children and Adolescents
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by Butterflies
1y ago
Butterflies is organising an International Conference on Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing of children and adolescent on 9th, 10th, and 11th May 2023 in New Delhi. The three days conference will bring together mental health professionals, practitioners, academicians, and media personnel for an interdisciplinary discourse in order to gain an in-depth understanding on mental health of children and adolescents. Click here to read more and register for the conference.  The post International Conference on Mental Health- Children and Adolescents first appeared on Butterflies NGO - Child R ..read more
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Butterflies & Okhla Mandi Fruit & Vegetable Market- An association to cherish
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by Butterflies
1y ago
Butterflies gratefully acknowledges the support and cooperation of the Secretary and Staff of Okhla Fruit & Vegetable Market, who have been supporting us in our work with children living around the Mandi for over twenty years.  The post Butterflies & Okhla Mandi Fruit & Vegetable Market- An association to cherish first appeared on Butterflies NGO - Child Rights, Street Children ..read more
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Webinar on International Social Work Month-Nurturing Childhood-
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by Butterflies
1y ago
In observance of International Social Work Month, Butterflies’ founding director Rita Panicker convened a first-of-its-kind webinar on Nurturing Childhood. Butterflies’ core belief that children have a basic human right to live in a safe, protective family and within a community environment that fosters their physical, emotional and social wellbeing was amply reflected in the choice of session presenters. Expert panelists focused on three areas of social work practice- Dr. Achal Bhagat, Chairperson, Saarthak, spoke on mental health issues that the pandemic had exacerbated in children and adole ..read more
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Gerry Pinto Memorial Annual Lecture
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by Butterflies
1y ago
“Social Work Education and Practice – Looking back, Looking Ahead” was the theme of the 2022 Gerry Pinto Memorial Annual Lecture held on April 30 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. More than 110 participants from 30 grassroots organisations, colleges, research institutes and practitioners across India participated in the event which was organised as a tribute to three eminent social work educators: Professors R. R. Singh and H Y Siddiqui, and Dr. Olinda Pereira. The purpose of the occasion was to galvanise social workers nation-wide to reflect on social work education and practice and to ..read more
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COVID and DIABETES
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by Butterflies
1y ago
1 in 10 people with diabetes who are hospitalized with COVID-19 die within a week, suggesting that unmanaged diabetes increases the risk of dying from COVID-19. Untreated diabetes also increases both COVID-19 severity and complications, according to research presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) (https://www.healthline.com/health-news/40-percent-of-people-whove-died-from-covid-19-had-diabetes-researchers-say). People with diabetes who were not taking medication to control their illness were hospitalized longer and took longer to recover than other people with COVID-19. Conversel ..read more
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Mental Health in an Unequal World
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by RahulRakesh
1y ago
Sunday, October 10, 2021: World Mental Health Day is a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how important it is to talk about things and get help if you are struggling. Parents need to understand the importance of emotional well-being…theirs and their children too. The COVID 19 pandemic has further highlighted the effects of inequality on health outcomes and no nation, however rich, has been fully prepared for this. This inequality needs to be addressed and we all have a role to play to address these disparities and ensure that people with lived ..read more
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SPREAD HOPE, FOUGHT HUNGER & COVID TOGETHER- BUTTERFLIES
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by RahulRakesh
1y ago
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