All posts tagged with: risks

The dangers of social networks

Posted March 10, 2014 no picture Ellie

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Member since February 20, 2014
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Social networking sites haven’t been around for too long but their popularity among kids and young adults is strong. When I was younger, I remember grownups informing me and other kids of the dangers in social networks and what dire consequences it could have if you left too much information about yourself online. Today despite all the shocking stories we hear on the news and other media people aren’t as careful as they should be. Background checks and identity theft...


Abortion let's take responsibility- what do you think!

Posted March 6, 2014 no picture Stefani

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I am going to write about abortion, a very big issue nowadays. Actually it has both risen and fallen because the amount of contraceptives has increased. There are still those who don’t look after themselves and it occurs a mistake. Abortion is a termination of pregnancy; it is very common nowadays among young people. In the US it is much more common than in Sweden and we think that way because we see it a lot on American television, movies and in advertising. Many young peo...


Adolescents use smartphones to map and change their community

Posted August 29, 2013 no picture

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17 year old Daniela is somewhat of an expert on HIV/AIDS. She knows how the disease is transmitted and how to protect herself, and she shares this information with her friends. Daniela is one of 24 adolescents from the vulnerable neighbourhoods of Cité Plus and Village de Dieu in Port au Prince to have participated in the Voices of Youth Maps initiative. The adolescents mapped HIV risk and vulnerability catalysts in their communities, using smartphones to record the geo-locati...