All posts tagged with: children

PRESSURES FACED BY THE YOUTH

Posted November 24, 2014 no picture Katongo_VOY_CONNECT

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Youths take up most of the world’s population and so when there are problems they are the most affected. In Zambia 68% of the population constitutes of young people. Therefore young people are exposed to so many problems or pressures like lack of education, HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancies, early marriages, peer pressure, abuse, unemployment and so many more. So if this is what the majority of the world’s population go through then what must we do about it? Well in order for a pers...


TEEN DATING AND FLIRTING- WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE

Posted November 24, 2014 no picture Andrew Jikanza - VOY - Zambia

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Most people in between the age 15-24 are found in romantic relationships just for the fun of it. If you are dating and you fall in this age ratio ask yourself this ‘is this love or infatuation?’ then take yourself back to the times when you are together. Do you act like you love each other or do you act like you want each other, do you only talk about sex and things related to each other’s bodies. In most adolescent relationships sex is a must but why should it be when se...


GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

Posted November 24, 2014 no picture Andrew Jikanza - VOY - Zambia

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Why do you think men beat women is it because they want respect or because they just want to? Well, mostly from what I’ve heard men beat women because they claim that the women deserve it but that’s not the case men beat women because they want to be in control, to be respected, to satisfy their ego and finally to release their frustrations. Let’s talk about why they do it to be in control. Some men feel that it is their known right to be in control so when women disagree...


My wish for children in 25 years time is...

Posted November 21, 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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I have had the most interestingly fascinating encounters with children this year alone. In the process, I have learnt quite a lot about them. Children are mostly not trying to hide their feelings. They are as easy to read as their books. Perhaps the only things not as easy are their questions. They ask you things you think you know in the most ambiguous and complicated way. So you probably understand the silence and listlessness that ensued after I got the question: "Aunty, wh...


The importance of Education

Posted November 19, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The reason why children are sent to school is to set up their goals and reach their dreams.


Across the 38th parallel

Posted November 19, 2014 Avatar Cathleen Lee

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According to UNHCR, more than ever since World War II, the number of refugees are increasing. Of course, we have the people in the Middle East, and the new group who need help because of climate change. However, today I'd like to talk about refugees who come from a place about a 5-hour drive from my home, Daejeon, South Korea. Our closest neighbor, North Korea. Recently, I had the chance to act as the Special Rapporteur when we were doing a model UN assembly in a gifted edu...


My wish for children in 25 years time is…......

Posted November 18, 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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To my knowledge, the major problems that the children of today's world are facing are malnutrition, gender inequality, child labor, child marriage, female genital mutilation, sexual crimes, war/violence, depression, lack of education, drug addiction, lack of emotional security etc. So, if I could make some wishes for children in 25 years time then I would make the following wishes: First of all, I wish that no child fetus will be aborted because of being a girl. I wish that every...


VICTIMS

Posted November 14, 2014 Avatar Philani Hlophe Dhlamini

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"I dedicate this to all refugees and war victims in Africa. Especially for young Africans displaced and endangered by conflict and insecurity. " - Philani Hlophe Dhlamini (African Youth Activist)


In Nomine Servitium

Posted November 5, 2014 no picture JoyMacalla

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For my first entry, I would like to put in, something that is related to my choice of profession and something that is dear to me. I am Joy Macalla, a fourth year Elementary Education major. Since I am now in my fourth year, I am already taking up practice teaching, therefore I am now a student teacher. In my country, problems in education are very rampant especially in public schools in the rural areas. From the distance to the resources, there is a problem. But, there is always h...


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