All posts tagged with: technology

Symbolism and the Panama Canal

Publicado 29 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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100 years ago, the Panama Canal was opened for business linking two channels of trade for the first time ever in a more efficient and appropriate manner. The Panama Canal is a symbol of international relations, new age globalization, and the universal exchange of culture. Yes, a 48 mile long series of locks has the capability to impact us on such a level. The Panama Canal was not only an economic venture but also a symbol of the United States’ growing involvement with Latin A...


“When all else fails, make yourself your own inspiration” – thoughts of a young achiever

Publicado 4 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Thamara Kandabada

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When I saw Assignment #5 – to create an 'Inspire!' portrait by interviewing a young person who has an interesting job or career and who you think would be an inspiration for youth – in the VOY Blogger Info Packet that my Internship Manager sent me last June, two people instantly came into my mind. I am writing about one of them today. I thought it would be best if I do away with the ‘Inspire!’ profile format, so here it goes. He is Siddhartha Nanayakkara. I first met...


WOMEN AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Publicado 27 de julio de 2014 Avatar priya verma

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Technology is a boon to women. Education has changed the lives of women, but technology has improved the lives of women. Internet, mobile phones, radio, computers and television have brought a revolution in women’s life. Their live are not limited to household chores. Now they re aware of the global happenings and even staying and working at homes. E- Learning is flexible and changed the way of education in the world. One can now learn while staying at homes. The Internet has...


Let there be ICTs for all

Publicado 12 de julio de 2014 no picture RachealNakamba_EduConnect_Zambia

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What impact do social networking sites like Facebook have on our lives? Some might say there are more advantages compared to disadvantages. However, as it changes our lives, it is more social and personal and does not add much impact on our development. Instead we should focus on platforms like Voices of Youth and Connect where real issues are discussed that affect each and every individual. Solutions can be arrived at and young people get to experience the real issues in the w...


Thanks to UNICEF Indonesia for the Activate Talks

Publicado 26 de abril de 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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This is such a perfect week for me, because I got a chance to join to the very 1st UNICEF Activate; Innovating for Children – Innovating for Equity by UNICEF Indonesia to celebrate the 25th Convention on the Rights of the Child. It was held on April 23rd, 2014 at Erasmus Huis, Jakarta, Indonesia. As a youngster, I feel really happy because there were many other youth that came to that place with the same purpose as me. We wanted to be inspired, to be involved and to be motivated...


How to keep children safe in a 24\7 digital world

Publicado 31 de marzo de 2014 no picture Katongo_VOY_CONNECT

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Technology makes it so easy for kids to connect and share things with friends and family no matter where they are. But these connections can come with a huge cost if kids aren’t careful. Learning to protect personal identity information, creating strong passwords, and being cautious when downloading programs and files are crucial to the safety and security of the digital devices kids use, as well as the information those devices store. Otherwise, kids can expose themselves and th...


Give Life A Cushioned Seat

Publicado 29 de marzo de 2014 no picture Fasoranti Damilola

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'How has life been treating you?' That was one of the ways I said 'hi' to my friends and foes, until some years ago when it dawned on me to rephrase it into 'how have you been treating life?' My personal response to this was: I am highly terrific and I am giving life an awesome treat! Encarta Dictionary defined "Life" as the QUALITY that makes living things and plants different from dead organisms and inorganic matter. Are you defined by that quality or do you define that quality? Several peopl...


ICT training for Tech Girls

Publicado 26 de marzo de 2014 no picture Tech Girls

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Kplinyin is a community under kumbungu District in the Northern region of Ghana. Children in Kplinyin Primary school faces a lot of challenges in learning at school but the most prominent one is the lack of a computer laboratory. We the Tech Girls in the Kplinyin primary School have learnt a lot with regard to ICT training in the Savana Signatures project and have seen the need for ICT education for all children. Some of the programmes we have learnt are Microsoft word, Micro...


Help Others In Need

Publicado 21 de marzo de 2014 Avatar S.Justice

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Thank You JulieVOY for that heart felt comment. As an 11 year old girl, I feel like we the westernized children in 2014 have it the easy way. We think that disobeying our parents is awesome, we think that if we use our parents for things, we will get those things that we WANT, not necessarily the thing we NEED, we also have all these lovely tech things from iPhones to iPods to iPads etc, we think that if we don't have the most recent shoes we look strange, we don't think that we fi...


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