I have heard people say, write as well as draw images describing covid-19 pandemic as an equalizer. What do they mean? Covid-19does not choose whether you are rich, poor, learned, I mean your economic or social status does not stop the pandemic from "bitting". I totally disagree with them Covid-19 is not an equalizer.
I visited one lady a beneficiary of our KNOW YOUR RIGHT program.she has a daughter 22 years old , blind and partially deaf. She depends on her mother who is a casual laborer for essential items sanitary towels, soap, food and batteries for her hearing gadgets. lock down and social distance has greatly affected J mother income. She can handly provide any of the above items. J is vulnerable to SGBV because she has to stay home without a care giver, again she has no hearing device at least to even hear footsteps of an attacker. They live in slum areas where SGBV is high. I joined my staff in yawi to provide some of this essential to J. at least her mother can keep her company for a few days during the lock down.