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Happy workers

RESEARCH shows a causal link between happy workers and an increase — 13 per cent — in productivity, while unhappiness at work costs the world $8.8 trillion. According to a…

Mental health comes first

According to a WHO study, at last one per cent of the total world’s population dies by suicide every 40 seconds across the world. It further states that 5.0 per…

How can the law help domestic workers?

Slogans of banning child domestic workers are making headlines once again in public seminars and media, gaining attention of the wider civil society due to two ghastly incidents recently. Rizwana,…

Fractured healthcare

The Russian invasion of Ukraine epitomizes many of the challenges children face today, by inflicting serious damage to children’s health and quality of life. By the middle of May 2022,…

Essential workers

At a time of children with popsicle-covered faces running around and summer music festivals– many are celebrating the end of the Covid-19 pandemic. Beyond celebrations though, parents of children under…

Mental health turnaround

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) launched a landmark World Mental Health Report last month. The report is critical in terms of the evidence it provides for global mental health burden…

Compensating workers

Almost all factory workers expose themselves to the hazards of machinery and other equipment required for the smooth operation of several manufacturing units. With the Industrial Revolution in Britain in…