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International Youth Day #IYD14 - Why we need to talk about #SexualViolence

Posted August 12, 2014 Avatar End Sexual Violence

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Member since August 12, 2014
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It's time for youth to talk about Sexual Violence. This past June, members of governments and civil society organisations joined forces at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. A delegation of youth was invited to attend and participate in summit discussions, where they were encouraged to rally the #YouthVoice on social media. The youth voice is 1.8 billion strong, so the task of representing youth at the Global Summit and rallying them by means of s...


Let there be ICTs for all

Posted July 12, 2014 no picture RachealNakamba_EduConnect_Zambia

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What impact do social networking sites like Facebook have on our lives? Some might say there are more advantages compared to disadvantages. However, as it changes our lives, it is more social and personal and does not add much impact on our development. Instead we should focus on platforms like Voices of Youth and Connect where real issues are discussed that affect each and every individual. Solutions can be arrived at and young people get to experience the real issues in the w...


A Missing Puzzle Of Life

Posted June 20, 2014 no picture Ollie

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Member since May 21, 2014
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  • Age 18

It’s been a while since I wrote for VOY. I’ve been very busy catching up with my new life as a university student. It’s a pretty hectic life but I will try my best to adapt to this new lifestyle of mine. This new experience made me feel privileged that I’ve been chosen to study at one of the finest universities in my country. It was a rollercoaster ride for me. I was a little bit frightened by the whole grown up thing, but this is my sacrifice that I had to do to achiev...


Rural youth need agricultural skills

Posted March 21, 2014 no picture Achmad

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Member since October 9, 2013
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What do you think about skills for rural and urban youth? Are they the same? The answer is positively different because it depends on related factors such as the environment of youth, education, technology, and so forth. Here we will elaborate what kind of skills rural youth have. Rural and urban areas have quite the same characteristics. Poverty is sometimes identical with the rural area, predominantly in low and some middle income countries. This stereotype cannot easily be lost becaus...


Life is About Sharing the Happiness and Kindness; 10 Minutes with Sam J. Calhoub

Posted October 13, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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Member since July 25, 2013
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“Whenever you face a conflict, there’s always someone that can hold your back and that can be here to help you.” These words above did extremely touch my heart. They give strength and a deep meaning for the youth. It also describes that living in this world is about sharing the kindness and happiness. These words were told by Sam J. Calhoub, a Lebanese social worker, activist, writer, artist and songwriter. He has been described as the LGBT rescuer by Al-Balad newspaper and...