Hilton Dawson, Chief Executive of the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) comments in the online edition of the Guardian newspaper on why he is particpation at the IFSW Meetings and the Social Work Conference in Stockholm.
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As we celebrate African Freedom Day , unity, dignity and solidarity must be at the center of it all. Gender consciousness and economic empowerment must also be at the helm of our Freedom here and now in all of Africa. Together we can go far and remember :
“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African Proverbs
Join us in the celebration of Freedom and let’s continue speaking up where it is not found.”
Dr Noel Muridzo IFSW Africa Region ... See MoreSee Less
#SWresponds #IFSWresponds #Sweden #Covid19
Since the end of March international media has reported repeatedly about the Swedish approach to Covid-19. Even if the Swedish government’s response is different than most ther countries it’s not as if life goes on as normal. Secondary schools, universities and other education for adults are only done digitally. School social workers keep in touch with pupils through videocalls and phone but also physically if necessary. In health care, social workers have changed their work into to giving more support to other health workers but also to patients’ family members. In social services many social workers take turns in working from home to prevent the spreading of Covid-19 virus. ... See MoreSee Less
IFSW wants to invite all social workers and people interested in social development to participate in this year’s Global Social Work Online Conference titled: The 2020 to 2030 Social Work Global Agenda: Co-Building Social Transformation.
This online conference will be free for all participants. Never before has the social work profession had the opportunity to bring everyone one together without costs and without travel visa requirements. It will be a conference true to our values of inclusion, diversity and full participation.
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“As we celebrate African Freedom Day, unity, dignity and solidarity must be at the centre of it all. Gender consciousness and economic empowerment must also be at the helm of our Freedom here and now in all of Africa.
@IFSW Africa President
https://youtu.be/m4hMG-jXsAs vía @YouTube
This document is intended to provide guidance on how to support the social service workforce and empower them to safely serve children, families, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
#SWresponds #IFSWresponds #Sweden #Covid_19
Since the end of March international media has reported repeatedly about the Swedish approach to Covid-19. Even if the Swedish government’s response is different than most ther countries it’s not as if life goes on as normal.
IFSW International Federation of Social workers is the global body for the Social Work profession
#SocialJustice #HumanRights #SocialDevelopment