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May 2020

Children in orphanages at specific risk of Covid-19

DATE : May 21, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Children in orphanages at specific risk of Covid-19 Comhlámh and the Orphanage Working Group: Supporting the Global Movement to Keep Children Safe Children in orphanages at specific risk of Covid-19 An estimated 8 million children currently live in orphanages worldwide.1 They are at specific risk of Covid-19, both in terms of infection and the socioeconomic […]

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Conversations with Volunteers and Development Workers

DATE : May 19, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Conversations with Volunteers and Development Workers Áine Lynch left Comhlámh in mid 2019 to take up a role as project coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières.  This is her second deployment with MSF and we caught up with her over email, to ask her a few questions about her role in Pakistan during Covid-19.  Áine Lynch, […]

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Social Justice and Radical Hope in a Global Pandemic

DATE : May 18, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Social Justice and Radical Hope in a Global Pandemic On the 8th April three Comhlámh staff members, Sive Bresnihan, Caoimhe Butterly and Mark Malone asked if it were possible to have radical hope and show solidarity with social justice issues during a global pandemic, when people are experiencing such challenging feelings.  They recorded the conversation […]

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E-TICK – our new online course on Ethical Communication has landed!

DATE : May 11, 2020 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

E-TICK – our new online course on Ethical Communication has landed! Did you know, by the time you read this page, 500 hours of video will have been uploaded to YouTube? Did you know that in the second it takes you to read this word, 9,000 tweets will have been tweeted on Twitter (this corresponds to over […]

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