Society’s ‘man up’ message fueling suicide among men

By Tony Mushoborozi

On July 2, Hussein Walugembe, a boda-boda cyclist from Masaka, walked into Masaka Central Police Station, doused himself in petrol and set himself ablaze. In a news report published by this paper, Walugembe’s motorcycle had reportedly been impounded for violating curfew guidelines. According to his friends,  since this was his only source of income, he decided to commit suicide after failing to reach an agreement with the officers in charge on when he would get his motorcycle back.

Two months before the incident, on May 12, another story was published by several media houses in the country. A 30-year-old man in Kabale District had committed suicide by hanging after he allegedly failed to raise Shs1,000 to buy salt for his family. 

Justina Nakimuli, a psychiatric specialist based in Manchester, United Kingdom, who also runs a private practice in Kampala, says men are more prone to suicidal behaviour

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Lt. Collins’ Law Among New MD Measures Taking Effect Oct. 1

By Philip Van Slooten, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE

ANNAPOLIS, MD — An update to Maryland’s hate crimes law, named for slain Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, is one of several anti-discrimination measures going into effect Oct. 1. Other notable bills address crime, the environment and healthcare, including an infectious disease mandate named for Olivia Paregol, a University of Maryland freshman who died during a 2018 campus outbreak.

Collins’ Law – HB917/SB606. Sponsored by Delegate C. T. Wilson, D-Charles, and Sen. Joanne C. Benson, D-Prince George’s, this hate crimes update was named in honor of the Bowie State University ROTC candidate who was murdered by Sean Urbanski at a University of Maryland, College Park bus stop in 2017.

“He was a young rising star, a young military officer about to be commissioned,” state Sen. William C. Smith Jr., D-Montgomery, said of Collins, who was Black.

While Urbanski, who is white, was

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Coronavirus Forcing Society to Look At Economic Inequality Among Minorities

The coronavirus pandemic forced the United States into a health and economic crisis and as a result, it’s put a spotlight on racial gaps in America.



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San Diegan Bernardo Ferdman is an expert on diversity and inclusion who advises other companies on how to better diversify their workforce. He said, “If we don’t do something about diversity and inclusion, we’re going to risk getting more and more polarized.”

A new study by Citigroup, found income inequality between white, black and Hispanic families has not greatly improved over the past 40 years.

The study says if those racial gaps had narrowed or closed two decades ago, it could have increased the gross national product by up to $16 trillion. It also reported that having equal access to higher education would have added over $113 billion in added income.

That equal lending for Black business owners would have

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In Understanding The Concept Of Id Constructing Among Our Iranian Younger Era

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In Understanding The Concept Of Id Building Among Our Iranian Younger Era

Our younger Iranian technology are people who find themselves in their 30s at this time. It is a safer method of government, for on this, the rights to debate, dissent, disseminate views are recognised and larger the participation of the folks, the higher for the state as a complete. In 1972 Black Power advocates, organized and referred to as for a State of the Union meeting, first Nationwide Black Political Conference.

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In Understanding The Concept Of Id Building Among Our Iranian Young Era

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