Volunteering with International Citizen Service (ICS)

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Volunteering is one of the best experiences to feel. We get to learn many things and teach many things together. Luckily, I also got the chance to volunteer with VSO Nepal under International Citizen Service (ICS) program in Baglung district of Nepal. VSO ICS is a part of ICS funded by UK Department of International Development (DFID). This is a cross cultural youth volunteering Program which gives UK and Nepali youth aged between 18-25 years an unique opportunity to work as action...


Living through the earthquake in Nepal

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The 25th April 2015 became a black day in the Nepalese history when a disaster struck the country at 11:56 pm (NST). A disaster which we Nepalese people had not been expecting, but who can go against the nature? It came 80 years after a similarly huge disaster – a cruel earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 which hit the different territories of Nepal for about 2 minutes. And it was not the end, many aftershocks hit Nepal with the largest measuring 6.9. Not only on the 25th of Apr...


Girls Empowerment

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Although half of the total population of the world is composed of females, females are lagging far behind than males. Mostly gender inequality contributes to the backward position of females because it is gender inequality that causes lack of education, malnutrition, early marriage, trafficking of girls & women, physical & mental violence over girls & women etc. So, to minimize the gender inequality & to empower girls in the school, we organized "Girls Rising Documentary Show &am...


In the Worst Year of Child Rights

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According to UNICEF Report, 2014, the year 2014 is declared as the worst year for child rights. According to the report, globally 230 million children live in the countries & areas torn by armed conflicts. Children are facing war, violence, atrocities & violence. They are killed, orphaned, kidnapped, tortured, raped & even sold as slaves. We can't forget the kidnapping incident of 200 Nigerian school girls & most recent attack on school children in Peshewar. Although the world i...


International Volunteers Day

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Recently on 5th December, 2014, we observed "International Volunteers Day" with the theme "People's Participation. Make Change Happen, Volunteer!". Being a youth & a volunteer myself, "International Volunteers Day" was of great importance to me. As I have been placed as an ICS (International Citizen Service) volunteer via Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), Nepal, I have got to learn more about the importance of volunteering for the change especially in the developing country...


Journey with Voices of Youth

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Sometimes I feel that time is running too fast and this feeling has become stronger as I am wondering how fast has time passed as it is already five months of my internship with Voices of Youth blogging. However, I am very glad that I am part of VOY and got this golden opportunity to share my views and ideas in the global online youth platform. During my internship with VOY, I got to learn about various issues of all around the globe like gender issues, FGM, environment issues...


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

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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...


Is It Controversial? Federal States in Nepal

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Frankly speaking, I don’t like politics very much. However, being a youth and a responsible citizen of the nation, I listen to political news and discussions to understand the political situation of the country. Unfortunately, Nepal is presently facing severe political instability despite the fact that there should have been political stability in this phase, as we held the second election for drafting our constitution by 22 January 2015. The first constitutional assembly was not...


As an inspiring young person, I am going to introduce a young cricketer of Nepal. Rijan Dhakal is a young cricket player of Nepal who participated in ACC U-16 cricket championship held in Malaysia in August 2014. Six countries including Nepal, Thailand, Singapore, Oman, Bahrain & Malaysia had participated the tournament in which Nepal had brought the trophy home against Malaysia in final, for the first time in the history of Nepal for this age group. Name: Rijan Dhakal...


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