ERADICATION OF DISCRIMINATION BEGINS WITH ATTITUDE CHANGE TOWARDS ACCEPTANCE

 PETRI Sofia organizes anti-discrimination events

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

Martin Luther King

 

This iconic quote is part of the legendary “I have  a […]

By | 2019-03-12T17:00:09+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: article, Burning Issues|0 Comments

Intercultural Afternoon (29th January 2019)

On 29th January, the EVS volunteers from Y-PEER PETRI-Sofia, Viktorija from Macedonia and Katrina from Austria, together with other EVS volunteers from Turkey, Italy and Spain participated at an event – intercultural afternoon organized by HESED – Health and Social Development Association.

The idea of this event was to give a […]

By | 2019-02-20T11:30:06+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

Promoting Good Mental Health in the Workplace

The shocking statistic that 1 in 4 people will suffer with mental health issues at one point in life is now fairly well-known, but not many people know how linked mental health issues can be to work. Workplace issues can bring on or exacerbate anxiety and depression most commonly but […]

By | 2019-01-24T12:22:20+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: article|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Changing Attitudes to Death and Funerals

Over the course of the last century, and perhaps most acutely within the last decade or two, we have seen a radical shift in the general attitude that people have towards death and funerals. There are a number of contributing factors at play, but a big piece of the puzzle […]

By | 2018-10-08T09:06:55+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Categories: article|Tags: |0 Comments

Change of LGBTI+ needs and mental health – what has to be done?

LGBTI+ communities are one of the most underrepresented communities in the Balkan’s health, social, political and legal framework. This has also been confirmed by the latest Rainbow Europe report, an annual tool which ranks LGBTI+ equality laws and policies where Macedonia has been ranked 43rd out of 49 countries (ILGA-Europe, 2018).

Why, […]

By | 2018-08-21T12:41:44+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Categories: article|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Youth mental health – questioning priorities and gender differences?

Nowadays, we can see that there are many youth-led and youth-serving organizations working extensively on improving the lives of the young people across countries. These organizations, youth leaders, advocates, as well as state institutions are supporting and advocating in the field of youth civic engagement, youth participation in policy-making, youth […]

Sexuality Education: An Essential Commitment for Responsible Governments

According to Advocates for Youth,  sexuality education began when western countries faced an increase in teenage pregnancies. Years later, particularly in African countries, the outbreak of AIDS/HIV sparked the importance of sexuality education. While the beginning of sexuality […]

By | 2018-07-23T09:49:19+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: article|0 Comments