All posts tagged with: children's rights

Amazing things from Unicef and Katy Perry

Posted December 6, 2013 no picture Vincent

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On December 3, 2013, I participated in the Katy Perry event with my school, The Brooklyn International High School. It was amazing! Our school was invited to attend this special event at the UNICEF House in New York City where Katy Perry was going to be announced as UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador. I liked meeting Katy Perry and the UNICEF staff. Katy talked about her trip to Madagascar with UNICEF to help children there. My favorite part was hearing Katy Perry talk about her t...

Your take on juvenile offenders

Posted May 29, 2014 no picture Meron

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Every day thousands of children around the world get caught up in adult formal justice systems. Children are arrested and detained by police, tried by ordinary judges, and sent to institutions, including prisons, under systems of justice which in many cases are set up for adults. Children’s rights and special needs are being ignored. These children are alleged to have come into conflict with the law of the land; however, no allowances are made for the fact that it is often the...

Namasté everyone. :) It’s 4:13 and instead of sleeping after taking my soothing gel for stomach burns, I’m delighted to finally write, complete and publish my first article as a selected and happy Blogging Intern at UNICEF Voices of Youth 2014. First of all, I apologize for my late start but I had some health issues and I wasn’t in good shape enough to get started and share my energies with you – the share of good and healthy vibes is important to me! I am a Mauritian,...