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The status of digital literacy among young people in Zambia

Publicado 4 de octubre de 2013 no picture CarolynK_Zambia

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Recently, a survey covering issues digital citizenship and safety was carried out by UNICEF with 525 pupils across Zambia. As part of the survey, young people had to complete a questionnaire that asked how they use internet and communication tools, what they use them for, how frequently they use them, and whether they have had any negative experiences using them. While carrying out the survey I took time to interview the pupils on their personal experiences with ICTs, and the ris...


Story Telling Through Photography in Zambia

Publicado 5 de febrero de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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25 young people between the ages of 15 and 18 years took part in a media training held at the Wildlife Society National Office in Lusaka, Zambia. In attendance was Mr. Stephen Kapambwe - a Photojournalist at a national newspaper agency- Times of Zambia. The training encouraged interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera one uses, understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, and understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, co...


Sky not the Limit

Publicado 6 de febrero de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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'At a tender age of 20, he has achieved so much not only for himself, but for the country as well. Today, he is known as the United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) Youth Ambassador, and youth reporter for the Children’s Radio Foundation of South Africa. Born to parents William and Hilda Kaoma on December 27, 1993 in Kitwe, Brighton is a shining example of a youth who is living his dreams.' - Times of Zambia Newspaper, 25th- January, 2014. Follow the...


Rights in Africa

Publicado 8 de febrero de 2014 no picture Ngenda_Youth_Zambia

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I chose disability under human rights in Africa. This theme has been a very disturbing thing in our communities because disabled peoples' rights are the most violated. Children who are disabled find it very had to live in African societies where even our TRADITIONAL AFRICAN IDEAS encourage the violation and even go to an extent of our skills.


Unlocking the "key" to education

Publicado 14 de febrero de 2014 no picture kabwe-VOY-Zambia

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People say education is key, but what is this key for? This key unlocks a future for us, it enables us to decide what we want in our lives. But what happens if you don’t have this key? In Zambia there are over 13 million people. Only 72 percent know how to read and write. The number of children going to primary school is very high. Even so, the number of children who finish school is very low. A statistical view shows that only 21 percent of children finish their education. But...


MITANTO SECONDARY SCHOOL GOES GREEN!

Publicado 4 de marzo de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Mitanto Secondary School is just one among the 10 Schools participating in the Voices of Youth Connect project in Zambia. Mitanto is situated in Kitwe town on the Coperbelt Province of Zambia. Kitwe is the second largest city in terms of size and population in Zambia. With a population of 504,194 (2010 census provisional) Kitwe is one of the most developed commercial and industrial areas in the nation, alongside Ndola and Lusaka. It has a complex of mines on its north-western a...


HIV AND GENDER EQUALITY

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HIV is the leading cause of death and disease among women aged 15-49 years worldwide. Globally, there are equal proportions of women and men living with HIV, although this varies from region to region. Gender practices, norms and values also influence sexuality, reproduction and relationships. For example, unequal gender relations make it difficult for women and girls to make choices about sex, as well as increasing their vulnerability to violence, early marriage and adverse sexual...


IMPORTANCE OF CIRCUMCISION

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Since the 19th century, many English-speaking peoples have adopted the custom of circumcision, primarily for medical reasons. In modern medical practice, circumcision of males is a minor operation usually performed in infancy for hygienic purposes. It is currently estimated that about two-thirds of male babies born in the United States are circumcised. The incidence among non-Jewish populations of continental Europe, Scandinavia, and South America is lower. The medical case for...


global warming

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GLOBAL WARMING The American Geophysical Union (AGU) stated that human activities, especially the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, have significantly increased atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases (gases such as carbon dioxide that trap solar radiation). The continued build-up of these gases in the atmosphere is expected to cause major disruptions to the global climate system, including rising average surface temperatures, rising sea levels caused b...


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