All posts tagged with: human rights

LGBT Rights in Asia

Publicado 13 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Grace O

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The recent wedding between a senior British diplomat to his male partner in Beijing has instigated a discussion over gay rights in China. You can read about it here. The couple's posting of their wedding on Chinese site Weibo was quickly shared more than 60,000 times. However many Chinese commentators took to Weibo and other social media websites to attack the couple. One said, “That country [Britain] is sick. It’s like the last days of Rome”. Another said that same-sex...


Young Reporters from Cape Town interview the US Ambassador, Patrick Gaspard

Publicado 12 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The youth reporters at Red River Primary School in Cape Town got the opportunity to interview Patrick Gaspard, the US Ambassador to South Africa. And it seemed they hit all the right notes with this diplomat.


Young People Take Action! - The Road to Rights

Publicado 5 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Thamara Kandabada

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Over the years, Sri Lankans have seen several youth movements which support the ongoing development process in Sri Lanka without any political affiliations or motives. These groups work on different fields, including Gender Equality, Educational development, Human Rights, Peace and Reconciliation, and the whole gamut of local issues and considerations faced by Sri Lankans today. Among these groups, The Road to Rights stands out as a unique youth initiative. Formed in 2012, The...


The AIDS crisis,the ''Dallas Buyers Club'' and ''the Normal Heart(s)'' that walk in ''the streets of Philadelphia''.

Publicado 5 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Artemis B.

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Let's talk about AIDS. Who has not heard about it? Unfortunately, this pandemic has been a part of our lives. According to WHO (World Health Organization): ''Since the beginning of the epidemic, almost 75 million people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 36 million people have died of HIV. Globally, 35.3 million [32.2–38.8 million] people were living with HIV at the end of 2012. An estimated 0.8% of adults aged 15–49 years worldwide are living with HIV, althoug...


Between opulence and poverty

Publicado 1 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar paola.suarez

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Hi everyone!, if you´ve read any of my posts you might already know I live in Chile but I am Colombian. This week's post topic brought me back to the harsh inequality reality highly present here but a lot more directly noticeable there back in my country. Since I am not there I´m not going to portrait a particular case but I will introduce you to 2 different realities coexisting at a bare minimum distance. So I´m from Barranquilla, where it´s summer all year long pretty muc...


Can People Change

Publicado 27 de agosto de 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The Siviwe Youth reporters in Cape town, share their views and personal testimonies on whether or not people can change.


Child Marriage: What should YOU(th) do?

Publicado 25 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Anwar H Sagor

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Nowadays Child Marriage which is commonly known as “বাল্যবিবাহ (Ballo Bibaho) in Bangladesh is increasing dangerously! According to the law of Bangladesh, marriage between a girl under 18 years of age and a boy under 21 is called child marriage. The Child Marriage Act of 1929 certifies- -> Child Marriage is a punishable crime. -> Parents and other persons supporting this marriage will be punished too. -> Child Marriage can be canceled. [Puni...


"HUMANITY" AN AFRICAN EXPRESSION

Publicado 25 de agosto de 2014 no picture Daniel Izu

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Humanity! Ubuntu! Bantu!anthu!abantu! All but words that have the same meaning in linguistic nature. Humanity! A symbol that once kept Africa united and saw people come together to fight a common era. Ubuntu! We came from all corners of the diaspora and fought a common era - slavery. Colour was not a definitive picture for there was no black, coloured , Indian, Hutu, Nsenga, Bemba, Tswana, Yoruba, Xhosa, Ngoni and all nativity but we were one Africa bound together in love...


Act or accept, Young people Take action!

Publicado 21 de agosto de 2014 Avatar paola.suarez

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Hi everyone! Current societies run faster than ever, that´s why new things are more desired and younger people have earned renewed appreciation because features of ourselves and our surroundings seem to change at the speed of sound. One thing that comes out of it as a beneficial fact is that younger people are now hugely recognized as subject of law but also seen no longer as just "the future" but also the present A way to illustrate this is by looking at how children and yo...


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