All posts tagged with: children

Do schools put too much pressure on kids?

Posted August 21, 2014 Avatar Laura Rosa

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Member since August 13, 2014
  • 11 Posts
  • Age 15

In my opinion, schools currently put too much pressure on children. In a way, it shows them the competitive side and the pressure of "being better than the other." Children are "formatted" in this competitive society and sometimes do not remove the "pleasure" of studying. They see the school as an obligation and not as a resource for building their own future. The pressure caused by the overload of homework, tests, etc. damages the student. Should we think in a more sustainable...


What's happening to our world?

Posted August 18, 2014 no picture Shradz

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Hi! My name is Shradzy and I believe that everyone should be heard out. Firstly, (OBVIOUSLY) I think you can tell that I am the kind of person who will do a lot to achieve justice. The reason why I am writing this article is because I believe people should be heard out. Age. This thing we call 'age' is, in many ways, a global handicap. However, the only reason it is a handicap is because, we the people, make it one. Why should a child's voice be drowned out in the horde...


When I see the world, one thing has stopped in my heart.

Posted August 16, 2014 no picture snez

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There is a dream in my heart: dream to help less fortunate children when I grow up and do it myself. I was born with all the facilities. I did not have any trouble of building my esteem fulfilling my needs. Now I have grown up. I can see the world. When I see the word, one thing has stopped in my heart. When I was a child, I had all my basic needs fulfilled. I did not have any trouble finding food, clothing or shelter. But there are thousands of children who do not have the child...


In an exclusive interview with "Humanitarian's Manifesto", a community powered initiative, Dr. Akihiro Seita of UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) explains the role of mother & child unit at UNRWA health centers, especially in dealing with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in children & adolescents. He also describes the affects of Israel-Palestine conflict on economy, mental health of men and particularly domestic v...


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

Posted August 12, 2014 Avatar End Sexual Violence

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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...


Stop the senseless killing of innocent children

Posted August 5, 2014 no picture diana kagwiria

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How do you console a child who has become a victim of war? How does one console a child who has lost almost everything - from her parents, friends,home, limbs etc. in a war that she understands nothing about? It is heart breaking to see children as young as one month wail helplessly in Gaza hospitals with injuries incurred after someone threw a missile to them. It is even choking to see a lifeless body of a child who can't defend himself or herself lay by the roadside or in...


What would I do?

Posted August 3, 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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Member since February 13, 2014
  • 25 Posts
  • Age 20

Hi guys! I´s guessing we are aware on how the world has turned into a divergent place where injustice, war and hunger somehow have managed to coexist with better technology, and volunteering turning into a worldwide gear to enhance and improve healthcare and human rights education. However I´m not going to try to balance the “good” versus the “evil” in our world; rather I will pretend to answer a question I´m sure most of us have had at least once in our lifetime: if...


Namasté everyone. :) It’s 4:13 and instead of sleeping after taking my soothing gel for stomach burns, I’m delighted to finally write, complete and publish my first article as a selected and happy Blogging Intern at UNICEF Voices of Youth 2014. First of all, I apologize for my late start but I had some health issues and I wasn’t in good shape enough to get started and share my energies with you – the share of good and healthy vibes is important to me! I am a Mauritian,...


Education

Posted July 24, 2014 no picture Karrengunalan

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It is every child's right to get the best education in the world. But when they are in a classroom, the teachers should always give equal rights to all students without seeing their background whether they are poor or rich, dark or fair, a smart student or a failure student. I think it is in the teachers' hands to bring up the failing student to a smart student by encouraging what he or she is best for, but not forcing them to do something they do not like. Every child in this worl...


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