All posts tagged with: youth

'Better do something than waiting'

Posted September 22, 2014 no picture Moonga

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Member since February 6, 2014
  • 8 Posts

Youth unemployment in Zambia is a national crisis that needs immediate attention. The time is now to transform the unemployment dilemma the youth way. We the youth have to take the reins in our hands and choose to do something about our situation rather than waiting for others to do something for us. Unless the youth work together and remain determined to do something about the unemployment crisis, it will simply remain a discussion discussed over and over. We have the potent...


BE PEACE: Happy International Day of Peace 2014. ☮

Posted September 21, 2014 Avatar Quincy Scott

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Member since June 6, 2014
  • 4 Posts
  • Age 19

Since it was established in 1981, September 21 is the date dedicated to building up ideals of peace, non-violence and cease-fire. Today, Sunday 21 September 2014, in a world of turmoil, confusion and conflict, every part of the globe is praying for peace. On 19 September 2014, the United Nations celebrated at The Peace Bell Ceremony where the John Lennon’s legendary song “Imagine” was selected as a medium and to mark this year’s International Day of Peace, the theme is...


What could I tell my teenage self?

Posted September 20, 2014 Avatar Yosr Jouini

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Member since June 26, 2014
  • 8 Posts
  • Age 21

“What I Would Tell My 20-Something Self" or “X things I wish I knew when I was 25”… I have comes across many articles with similar titles lately. Articles in which entrepreneurs, CEOs, writers, humanitarians and other persons express what they wish they had known at a certain age to avoid some failures or to gain more time maybe. Maybe they just wanted to avoid some disappointments or maybe not. Is it a wish or an advice for younger generations? Anyway, it doesn’t rea...


Addressing the Youth Unemployment Challenge in Africa

Posted September 20, 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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Member since June 26, 2014
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Africa is the second most populous and 'youngest' continent on earth, having the highest concentration of youth. Up to 70 per cent of Africa’s people are under the age of 30. According to Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist for the World Bank’s Africa region, the current youth of Africa are not only important for Africa but also for the world. However, young people in the continent face grave unemployment challenges. At her current level of development, one would doubt...


.. YoUtH ..

Posted September 19, 2014 Avatar Laura Rosa

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Member since August 13, 2014
  • 9 Posts
  • Age 14

Please read this. I 've watched this speech in English and I love so much this text that I want to share with all of youthvoices.. If you want to see the amazing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHE_XGtUNx4 but you can read : Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience....


Youth issues in the local news

Posted September 19, 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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

Hi you guys!! A lot of things are going on currently in Chile, such as political and economic reforms, and the Independence party held for pretty much the entire week. Finally it seems like the temperature is getting warmer and life goes on regularly for this beautiful country and its people. But one piece news has caught my eye and I want to share my thoughts on it with you. Chile has an agency that collaborates with the executive branch on designing, planning, coordinat...


Forgiving Terrorism

Posted September 18, 2014 Avatar Thisuri Wanniarachchi

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Member since September 18, 2014
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I grew up with a war. So did another 6 million Sri Lankan children of my generation. Just like most of them I've been rushed out of school through explosion sites, seen burning corpses on the sidewalks, I've waited for weeks at a time by the telephone to hear from my father, a Sri Lankan Army officer away on duty during the war. A war for peace; an oxymoron my father and hundreds of thousands other military men and women committed their lives to. Growing up, I was often pi...


Bonjour! :) I have been quite busy physically, morally and psychologically with numerous events occurring in my life lately. I have read, witnessed, realised, wondered, thought, learnt and done a lot. I realise that my life is, indeed, a wealthy one in its own way and I give thanks for everything Life gives to me. Furthermore, what is going on in my country really strikes me and I feel it’s time to start speaking up. As my piece got too lengthy, I decided to write it into two par...


This is a message from Baba Mahamat, francophone young blogger from CAR: CAR (Central African Republic) is a country located in the heart of Central Africa, with Bangui as capital. It covers an area of ​​623,000 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 4,000,000 inhabitants. Since CAR's independence (acquired on August 13, 1960), this country has gone through many political and military crises. More than a dozen "coups d'état" were attempted, among which 4 were...


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