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Amazing young filmmakers come to Amsterdam for OneMinutesJr Awards 2014

Posted November 28, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Five refugee children from Syria are among the 15 young people who have been nominated for the OneMinutesJr. Awards 2014 which are being held in Amsterdam this weekend. The nominees from Syria participated in video workshops in refugee camps in Turkey and Jordan where they told their personal stories and turned them into fascinating short movies. In addition to the five young people originally from Syria, there are nominees this year from Jordan (2), Afghanistan (2), Ukraine (...


A campaign tackling early marriage in The Gambia

Posted November 17, 2013 no picture adama lee

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Hi everyone my name is Adama Lee and am 18 yrs of age. Based on the UNICEF MICS report conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and UNICEF, it was clearly indicated that 36.6% of girls going to school in rural Gambia are forced to get married. To put a stop to this, I am collaborating with UNICEF, the Department of Social Welfare and GAMCOTRAP to conduct a sensitization campaign in communities in rural Gambia. Here, we will be meeting grandfathers and fathers, grandmothers, mo...