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BE PEACE: Happy International Day of Peace 2014. ☮

Publicado 21 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Quincy Scott

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Since it was established in 1981, September 21 is the date dedicated to building up ideals of peace, non-violence and cease-fire. Today, Sunday 21 September 2014, in a world of turmoil, confusion and conflict, every part of the globe is praying for peace. On 19 September 2014, the United Nations celebrated at The Peace Bell Ceremony where the John Lennon’s legendary song “Imagine” was selected as a medium and to mark this year’s International Day of Peace, the theme is...


Inspiring profile: "Not everyone can do everything but everyone can do something"

Publicado 18 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar paola.suarez

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Hello Everyone! I´m pleased to introduce this inspiring profile, I hope you enjoy it and share your thoughts on it down below for questions or commentaries. Our friend is Victor Quezada, Co-founder of Patagonia Compassion - an NGO that takes volunteers from Chile to Kenya to help children in need. He´s also currently leading a project to build an orphanage-school for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. Name: Victor Quezada Navarro Age: 24 y/o Can you give us an insight...


Voices of Youth Inspire! Homegrown Artist

Publicado 17 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Effie Johari

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This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend, Mei Lee, for my Inspire! profile. The passion she shows for her work and her endless drive to attain her goals has always been one of the reasons I was attracted to her as a person, and I admire the consistent expressions of these traits until today. Some of her notable projects include recent work for The Kitchen Guardian and Green August which ended up being sold on DFTBA. Your name Mei Lee. Your age23 Where a...


Is it controversial? - LGTB rights

Publicado 8 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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"Dude that's so gay" When did phrases like this become an insult? Have you ever been called "faggot" or "fag"? When and why did people make this a degrading term? When did being gay become an illness or an abnormality? Why do people go against gay rights? I believe it's because of one thing and it's total ignorance. Some may take it on the religious side but Pope Francis said : What am I supposed to do, if a son of God comes seeking help and he's gay? Am I supposed to turn th...


Challenged by fear of the unkown

Publicado 1 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Moonga

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Your name: Brighton Mukupa Kaoma Your age: 20 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I’m born and bred Zambian, grew up in the mining town of Kitwe, and currently living in Lusaka which is the capital city of Zambia. According your business card – what is your job title? I am a UNICEF Youth Ambassador and currently serving as Zambia In-Country Coordinator for the Voices of Youth Connect-a UNICEF global network for in-school and out-of-sch...


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...


Is smoking fair?

Publicado 29 de agosto de 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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This week im doing something a bit different, I'm going to write a poem, I decided to write a poem because I see a lot of articles and thought this would be contrasting. Is smoking fair? You light a cigarette And your lungs cry out Is smoking fair? You breathe in the cigarette While her parents cry out She's hooked up to a breathing machine Is smoking fair? You exhale the smoke She struggles She cant breathe Her lungs collap...


Climate Thought

Publicado 27 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Frisco_Connect_Zambia

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A savage is not the one who live in the forest, but the one who destroys it... To change everything we need everyone remember September 21 there will be the people`s climate match in the New York City! Find time and join to help fight climate change cause whatever we do today will affect our future tomorrow


What is Money to You(th)?

Publicado 25 de agosto de 2014 no picture Fasoranti Damilola

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Do the youths really know about money? We all know the definition of money as a medium of exchange or a legal tender for buying and selling. We all want to make a lot of money, youths are known with having many ideas bubbling within them, but it seems implementation is impossible because of lack of funds. For lack and insufficiency to be reduced and perhaps eradicated especially among the youths, there is an urgent need to understand some things we can do with money. These...


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