A reader sent this photo to Insite today after a visit (as one does) to the gender neutral bathroom at students house.
Apart from panel discussions, the conference included a variety of workshops split between the two days where delegates were given the opportunity to discuss and come up with proactive proposals that safeguard the rights of unaccompanied child migrants and refugees.
Dr. Mariella Mangion is a consultant paediatrician at Mater Dei Hospital and she is also specialised in non-accidental injuries. Mel McElhatton caught up with Dr. Mangion to help understand Malta’s situation better in relation to child abuse.
In my four years at University I tried to be an active student as much as possible. I formed part of Insite for three years, with two of those years being part of the executive and I formed part of We Are’s executive for a few months last year as well. What I learnt in those years within an executive was that DegreePlus hours were the gold slots for events.
The 2nd National Conference on the Wellbeing of Children focused on children’s access to justice. Four breakout sessions were formulated, with the aim of creating recommendations which the President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society (PFWS) will publish. The recommendations will be passed over during the 2nd day of the conference.
Insite is currently attending the 2nd National Conference on Children’s Wellbeing organised by The President’s Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society (PFWS). Follow this live feed to keep up with all that is being discussed at the Grand Master’s Palace in Valletta.
Gender is a tough concept to explain, but for the most part, many people understand that gender could be based on three things: one’s biological sex, the cultural expectations associated with being born a particular sex, and one’s expression. Ultimately, it is the person who defines their own gender.
Ms. Virginija Langbakk, director of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), has been in Malta for the last couple of days to discuss Malta’s results in the Gender Equality Index (2015). I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ms. Langbakk to discuss these results, and how young people can make a difference.