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HOW TO AVOID ACCIDENTS AROUND THE HOME

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A lot of preventable accidents can happen around the home. It is up to home owners to make sure that their homes remain accident-free all year round and this may just be accomplished by paying attention to detail.
Some accidents that may happen at home include home fires, poisoning, cutting, burns or suffocation to name but a few.
To prevent some home accidents follow the tips below:
LABEL EVERYTHING CORRECTLY Labeling every product in the home is important to avoid mistakes. Labeling powder as it is and flour as it is may prevent a mix up in the future. In either case, it is important to keep things where they belong. For instance, substances that don’t belong in the kitchen should not be put there regardless of whether you live alone or with others.
KEEP POISONS OUT OF REACH Poisonous substances though some may prove useful for particular household tasks should be kept out of reach under lock and key, if necessary. This is to prevent ingestion or even burning of the skin with corros…

CONTROLLING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

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This post was written by volunteer blogger from Nigeria, Emepuru Albert Somkelechukwu   A WRITER, YOUTH ACTIVIST, AND AN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ANALYST.


According to Black Law Dictionary, domestic violence is a behavior used by one person in a relationship to control the other. It includes violence between members of a household or other violent act committed by one member of a household against another. For example, battering a child, a woman, child abuse, elder abuse.
The free encyclopedia says that domestic violence occurs when a family member,partner or ex-partner attempts to physically or psychologically dominates another. It goes further to define domestic violence as violence between spouses or spousal abuse but can also include cohabitants and non-married partners. Domestic violence occurs in all cultures, people of all races, ethnicities, religious, sex and classes can be perpetrators of domestic violence.

CAUSE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS. There are plenty ca…

HOW TO AVOID DISEASE WHEN TRAVELLING

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Being on a journey can be most exciting.  The worst thing that can happen is getting sick far away from home – it makes you feel just so helpless. But no matter, by reading this post you may just save yourself some expensive medical bill or failing to get to the hospital because no one understands what you are saying if travelling to a foreign language speaking land or even getting ripped off while you are sick, nightmare! The following tips may prove useful, if followed of course.
DO YOUR RESEARCH What location are you travelling to and is it prone to particular disease. These are some things you have to know if you are to prepare on preventive measures.  In any case research how to get to a hospital or emergency beforehand. It may prove useful on your journey.
CARRY YOUR MEDICINE It is possible to be ill and only develop the symptoms while airborne or maybe your body may be reacting to the sudden change in climate, in any case carry some useful medicine or painkillers that can boost…

5 WAYS TO CREATE A SAFE PLANET

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It is near impossible to live a safe life if the environment around us is not healthy. Natural disasters due to climate change has claimed many lives and changed the face of many cities without warning. It may seem as though we are helpless to nature but it is important that we take care of our environment so that we better understand it.

What are some problems are affecting our planet?
CLIMATE CHANGE Excessive carbon emission that has come with industrialization is causing the ozone layer to deplete. This means temperature is becoming hotter than usual and the cycle of the earthly seasons are being disturbed. This leads to poor agricultural production which in turn leads to famine, it also cause the polar ice caps to melt faster than usual which can cause flooding which in turn leads to the destruction of homes for Earth’s population as well as death of crops, animals and humans. Sounds grim, but there is ample time to save the future from such disasters.
DIMINISHING RESOURCES Plunde…