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1. What is your video about? The short documentary is about a young person Pema with a physical disability – the disability does not allow Pema to use his hands. Growing up as a child in his remote village, he was deprived of almost every right and was abandoned by his parents. Nevertheless, he never gave up and developed skills using his two feet, replacing his hands, with the support of his grandparents and childhood friends. As he grew up listening to the radio, he came to...


From community mapping to postive change

Publicado 14 de julio de 2014 Avatar UNICEFBhutan

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Taking action to bring about change, a group of media nomads took the initiative to put waste bins at different locations at Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu, where waste management was increasingly becoming an issue.

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Go Youth Go

Publicado 11 de marzo de 2014 no picture Thinley

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Go Youth Go Mission “To inspire youth to take ownership of their community through youth based volunteerism and channelling their potential into socially meaningful actions.” Description The GYG is a non profit organization established by a group of highly motivated young people committed to bring positive social change in Bhutan. It is an organization where members take ownership of their community by identifying problems and taking effective developmental interventions that create positiv...


Community Mapping in Bhutan

Publicado 25 de septiembre de 2013 no picture Manny Fassihi

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Everywhere we go, we find challenges: waste management, poverty, health issues, corruption, drug abuse, fights. The list goes on. But these challenges are also opportunities for us to act and bring change. In a democracy, we cannot depend on the government to solve all of our problems. In community mapping, we venture out to different communities to discover what challenges, document their stories using digital media and photography, and explore ways to find solutions. From...


'Tashi and Sakteng' - a television documentary on children's right to education

Publicado 1 de julio de 2013 Avatar UNICEFBhutan

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The documentary took home the 2012 UNICEF Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International Festival in Germany.

Fuente: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyqMeT_mWKg

The documentary won the prize for addressing “the complex issues that arise when traditional culture is faced with modern development and how that affects young people and their future.” Filmed in northern Bhutan, the documentary not only highlights children’s right to education, but also presents young people themselves trying to affect change for the youth around them.