Goddess

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This video for the song 'Goddess' by up and coming US artist BANKS was inspired by UNICEF's work on promoting children's rights through sport and play and the Galz and Goals programme in Namibia which helps disadvantaged adolescent girls make healthy decisions on and off the playing field. Most of the girls who take part in Galz and Goals come from vulnerable families experiencing lots of social challenges. Indeed, many of the scenarios in the film are real challenges the re...


Call for Submissions: Digitally Connect With Us!

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We all know that the Internet, digital media, and social networks have changed the way we learn, interact, and create change. Now it’s time for you(th) to set the conversation and share their experiences. The Youth and Media Team at theBerkman Center for Internet & Society and Voices of Youth are creating a forum for youth to get their voices heard about their online experience. The best creative pieces (essays, drawings, paintings, collages, infographics, comi...


Tweet @voicesofyouth & you could be in The Guardian!

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This week we are teaming up with The Guardian again to ask for your input on financial literacy and education. Here's how: • Follow us on Twitter @voicesofyouth where we'll be tweeting a series of questions for those of you under 24 years of age. • Answer the questions & use the hashtag #CSRchildren • We will RT the best of what you have to say. • YOUR input will be pulled together for a Storify, like this one we recently had on VOY. This Storify will be included in...


Voices of Youth Inspire! "We are never leaders of tomorrow, but of today."

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Your name: Courage Nyamhunga Your age: 23 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I come from Zimbabwe and I live in Harare which is the capital city. According your business card – what is your job title? I am a Child Protection Advocate. And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 years old? When I was ten I always wanted to be a lawyer. My father always inspired me, but here I am working...


UNICEFActivate: "An Inspiration Burst!"

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How about an “inspiration burst?” - Femi Oke Four young people displayed their innovations and strategies at the UNICEF Activate Talks that took place June 10, 2014 at the UN in New York. This Talk was one of a series of talks that discusses how innovative approaches can help promote child rights. One of our past bloggers, Aulia, attended a UNICEF Activate Talk in Indonesia, and blogged about it here on VOY. Today, the Activate Talk, “Innovative Approaches to Advocate for C...


Join in the UNICEF Activate Talk Today!

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How can children and youth advocate for their own rights? Join in the livestream of UNICEF's Activate Talks to listen & discuss with innovators and thought leaders. Activate Talks bring together innovators, experts and thought-leaders to showcase the latest innovations that can deliver progress on the major issues affecting the most vulnerable and marginalized children in each country. The Activate Talk livestreaming here today takes place at the UN Headquarters in New...


Call for the Voices of Youth Bloggers Internship

Posted May 27, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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This is your chance to be a Blogging Intern with Voices of Youth! Do you care about social and youth issues and want to have your voice heard? We are looking for 10 young people to blog on VOY at least once a week and participate in the online discussions. [Français/Español] How should I apply? Please fill out this application form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1flpdXyg1SGOx3ZEoLT_xtY1WDrnGY1BHxGNlhuD4RYs/viewform What do I need to qualify? - You sho...


Do One Thing Today!

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10 Things to do TODAY on Day for World Cultural Diversity & Development 1) Visit an art exhibit or a museum dedicated to other cultures. 2) Invite a family or people in the neighborhood from another culture or religion to share a meal with you and exchange views on life. 3) Rent a movie or read a book from another country or religion than your own. 4) Invite people from a different culture to share your customs. 5) Read about the great thinkers of other cultures than yours (e.g. Confucius, S...


ITU Telecom World 2014 Young Innovators Competition

Posted May 16, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Working to create more local digital content? Between the ages of 18-30? If the answer is yes…read on! ITU is looking for gifted young entrepreneurs with ideas for innovative social enterprises. The winners receive up to USD10, 000 in seed funding, as well as business workshops, networking, showcasing and pitching opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom World in Doha followed by a mentorship programme throughout the development year to help their business...


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