All posts tagged with: family

Chinese-Japanese Relations with youth and her family

Posted July 2, 2014 no picture Margaret Siu

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“Never buy a Japanese car or anything large that’s Japanese. We can’t forget what they did to us,” speaking in Chinese, my grandmother shook her head disapprovingly as she walked away from Japan House’s doors and into the parked car. The Volvo deftly slid out from the Japanese restaurant drive way onto the service road. My mother who is driving in the front seat gives a soft reproaching glance at her mother-in-law. I immediately stop the tickle war with my brother and s...


Ramadan: The meaning behind the month

Posted June 28, 2014 no picture Daanial Chaudhry

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Starting tomorrow Muslims across the world will begin fasting during the month of Ramadan. Being a British Muslim, I am often faced with questions like "Why do you fast?" or "What is Ramadan?" I believe it is important for us all to be aware of different cultures and religions so I thought I'd share a little bit of Ramadan with you all. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and it was in this month that the Qur'an was revealed to the prophet Muhammad. Musli...


Do One Thing Today!

Posted May 21, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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10 Things to do TODAY on Day for World Cultural Diversity & Development 1) Visit an art exhibit or a museum dedicated to other cultures. 2) Invite a family or people in the neighborhood from another culture or religion to share a meal with you and exchange views on life. 3) Rent a movie or read a book from another country or religion than your own. 4) Invite people from a different culture to share your customs. 5) Read about the great thinkers of other cultures than yours (e.g. Confucius, S...


Forced marriages deny girls their rights too

Posted May 18, 2014 no picture Ishrat Camelia

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Forced marriages occur in countries like Bangladesh, Chad, Niger, Mali etc, but I think there is hope under some conditions. Some could be if a girl is educated or at least went to high school/college at some point, if she knows what's right/what's wrong, if she has a clear apprehension of what real life should be, if she has experienced enough drama to avoid things to be herself, and most importantly if her family stands by her, a strong group of friends worldwide if she's lucky e...


Rushing is Your Friend, Family is Your BEST Friend!!

Posted January 7, 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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Member since July 25, 2013
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Father, Mother and Children. The ideal members of a little family. Let’s add Grandpa and Grandma, Uncle, Aunt, Cousins, Nephew and Niece for an awesome extended family. What a very great feeling for some people, who easily get the affection and care from their family and can experience it with a smile and little tears of joy. At the beginning of 2014, I was thinking that I sometimes forget about my family. It doesn’t mean that I forget about who they are or where they are,...


Poverty Should Not Define You

Posted November 22, 2013 no picture Sayyidmohammed16

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There is no denying the fact that there is poverty in the world. It is an inevitable fact that people around the world must suffer because they have no money to sufficiently live on. Children in some places like Bangladesh have to go to work because they are the primary breadwinner in there family. Their parents don't even earn enough in order to maintain a family. The simple solution is to not let poverty define us. We must not tell ourselves that because we are poor that we wil...


Yeah! I’m also a Youth but Have No Energy to Change the World

Posted August 13, 2013 no picture Koirala DP

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My grandfather was also very energetic youth of his time. He was born on high profile ruling family of local level as he was the son of Landlord having authority from autocratic Ranas. My father told me if we remembered the land property of our grandpa in sindhuli (In Marinkhola of Sindhuli) that would be almost equal to three quarter of Bhaktapur District of Nepal. “Even rhino horns and some valuable stones were there in our home” my father told me. Once I asked a counterpart...