Marketing & advertising to children (and youth) is a growing business in many parts of the world attracting increasing attention from parents, regulators, business and civil society. Children often have unsupervised access to numerous forms of media: we see advertisements all the time through the T.V., radio, the internet, and even our social media networks. And there are growing concerns about the effects of marketing on children’s physical and mental health. Inappropriate...
Check out Moderat's newly launched music video, "Gita," in support of UNICEF's #ENDviolence Against Children campaign.
Next week’s International Day of the Girl Child focuses on girls’ education. In Cambodia, 13-year Saom Sreida really wants her friend to be able to go to school. Her @theoneminutesjr video envisions her making that happen. http://youtu.be/tzThksqUjMA
Today for our OneMinutesJr. Day, Hervé, 12 years old, is taking us to Madagascar. "Practice makes perfect." http://youtu.be/NtVg9sKMzQo
Saturday is International Day of Peace. 18-year-old Mentesnot Alemu Bezuneh, from Ethiopia, made this @theoneminutesjr to illustrate that understanding and accepting differences can lead to a more peaceful world. http://youtu.be/9l5qQk2_7qA
Check out this humorous take on the side effect of years of knowledge, brought to you by youth filmmaker Filip Šušnjar from Bosnia and Herzegovina: http://youtu.be/YT6hqMIgb1g
"Looking Ahead" by Andrei Gasnash, 15, Ukraine. A young man rejects temptations by moving forward. http://youtu.be/jnL6sLLR5LA From now on, Voices of Youth will share with you a OneMinutesJr. video every week. What are OneMinutesJr. you ask me? They are sixty-second videos made by young people (between the ages of 12 and 20) from all over the world. Time may be limited in a One Minutes Jr video, but not the freedom to express oneself creatively, which is the basic right...