Following a productive year that included our inaugural conference, iAfrika is pleased to establish its presence in Nigeria and internationally. To enable us better meet our goals, we are taking a much-needed break to restructure our work, services and delivery and we hope to return soon with some exciting updates. Your continued support is much appreciated!
To commemorate mental health awareness month, iAfrika presents courageous conversations on Breaking the Silence on Mental Illnesses in Nigeria. Email we@iAfrika.africa to join this conversation or watch a live stream.
When researching the African feminists healing praxis for the African Women’s Development Fund’s (AWDF) Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Knowledge Series in 2021, I stumbled upon a shocking discovery. The federal government of Nigeria has almost entirely neglected mental healthcare throughout its 61 years of independence. There has never been a comprehensive mental health act, which addresses citizens’ mental health needs. Mental health conditions, such as intergenerational traumas, depression, anxiety disorders, suicidal…
We are pleased to announce the launch of iAfrika in September 2020.