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Tourism great wonder

Publicado 19 de julio de 2014 no picture Ericsson

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TOURISM My most interesting topic was absolutely tourism. It was the topic I enjoyed and caught my attention. One may ask what is tourism? Well tourism is any activity that involves the movement of people away from their homes to other places of interest for leisure, pleasure or studies. The commonly visited areas as such are wild life conservation areas, historical sites, museums and beaches, just to mention a few. What made me interested in this topic? First and foremos...


5 Ways Young People Can Help End FGM

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"'It is not enough to tell people that FGM is illegal,' says FGM victim-turned-activist Gladys Kiranto. Changing laws is essential, but as FGM is often a deeply embedded cultural tradition in communities, large-scale education about why it is harmful is needed to effect major social change."

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When we hear about organizations working towards a change for the better, we think that we cannot do anything to help because we lack the money, time, resources, or power to do anything significant. However, I have realized that simply being aware of these issues and being able to communicate to others about them makes all the difference, especially with the prevalent use of social media. This is exactly how I felt after coming across girleffect.org, a website dedicated to providin...


THE MILLIONAIRE QUESTION

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In my country Nigeria, there is a post-university national service requirement. During my national service at North-Central Nigeria, I worked at a secondary school (high school) with almost no basic facilities. The school had only one typewriter and two shelves (supposed to be a library) with outdated brown paper books. Over a few months with my students, I came to understand the poor quality of teaching they had been exposed to, learnt to value their learning deeply, and resolved...


The Role of Language in Multi-lingual societies

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Language is the lifeblood of politics, political power struggles, and the legitimization of political policies and authorities occurs primarily through discourse and verbal representations. Political language, Barsamian (1992:7) points out that “The Language of Politics conveys both the linguistic meaning of what is said and the corpus, or a part of it, of the political beliefs underpinning any given statement. Largely unable, and hopefully unwilling, to coerce; political authori...


Thank you VOY

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Se registró el día 25 de junio de 2013
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Dear VOY, Working with you has been a great journey. I honestly believe that you have made my life a more meaningful one by simply allowing me to write away my concerns on this forum. I have grown mentally and emotionally while reading what many of my peers have written from all over the world. I still cannot believe that I can share my opinion as openly and freely as I do beside my friends from Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and beyond. I wish to commemorate my 1 year an...


Who am I ?

Publicado 3 de julio de 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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First of all, it's such an honor to post my first article in this amazing platform. I chose to write a small peace of introduction so everyone gets to know me better because isn't that the purpose of writing? To get people to know you, to know about your ideas and thoughts? For me, it surely is. I'm a simple young guy from an African country called "Algeria", my name's Zinelabidine but people often call me " Zine or Zinou ". I don't know why but I guess it's because my name is...


What´s great about my comunity

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Se registró el día 13 de febrero de 2014
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Hello everyone, as I already introduced myself (in my previous post) a little bit I might now talk to you more about myself and my environment. When I initially arrived to Santiago all I wanted to do was go to the university. I had already gone through the first year of my career and I wanted to continue that one. Eventually I found it at the University of Santiago, it is a huge university. At first I didn't know anything and I was constantly lost. However, people were very kin...


Enlightend To Read

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Today, I attended a campaign that encouraged people of Mongu to read and write. The "Lets Read Zambia!" Campaign was held at a basic school were children in Grades 1, 2 and 3 were showing the people of the local community how they are learning and how they can read. I Personally think that if most of the people that were at that event have been encouraged to to read and write, then most of the people will be educated hence reducing the high number of illiteracy. If such is kept on...


CRF Tanzania Young Reporters reflect on their experience covering the PMNCH Partners' Forum

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Neema from Tanzania, Mwanza "I enjoyed the trainings, they enabled me to do good interviews, on locations and audio commentaries as well as the energisers Aunty Farhana played with us. The best part of the forum was my interview with Mama Graca Machel and the hug that followed ofcourse. I got more education on maternal and child healthcare issues. It's been great!" Caroline from Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam "I also enjoyed the training, especially the new skills i got on...


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