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How does your country rank?

Publicado 14 de agosto de 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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Today’s world is considered a young world where more than 50% of the population is 25 years old and under. In the Commonwealth it is estimated that out of the 2 billion people living in the commonwealth 60% of the population are under the age of 30. The YDI defines youth development as “enhancing the status of young people, empowering them to build on their competencies and capabilities for life. It will enable young people to contribute and benefit from a politically stable,...


Volunteer

Publicado 14 de agosto de 2014 Avatar Laura Rosa

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Se registró el día 13 de agosto de 2014
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The truth is that every time the number of volunteers from around the world has increased it is a sign that people are increasingly concerned about the future of others. The volunteers want to leave a mark in the hope of a society with more values​​. And to these people I owe a huge respect. I dream of doing volunteer work in Africa. And contrary to what some people think (that the world is getting worse and people are not so fond) I see that there are more...


Chilean Youth care about Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Publicado 13 de agosto de 2014 Avatar paola.suarez

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Chile is the so called “big brother” of the region because of its strength and confidence generated by its institutions, which is invariably admired in most Latin-American countries.. also for young people this place is great, Santiago specifically has a vibrant nightlife, accessible outdoor activities and a wide range of multicultural festivities. However life in Chile is more expensive than in most Latin-American counties, and also a OECD (Through the Development cen...


“Young people in Gaza are the most traumatized population in the world”

Publicado 13 de agosto de 2014 no picture Farhaa

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In an exclusive interview with "Humanitarian's Manifesto", a community powered initiative, Dr. Akihiro Seita of UNWRA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) explains the role of mother & child unit at UNRWA health centers, especially in dealing with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in children & adolescents. He also describes the affects of Israel-Palestine conflict on economy, mental health of men and particularly domestic v...


Mental Health and It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Publicado 12 de agosto de 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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What is mental health to you? What comes to mind when you hear mental health? Mental health is a very complex and often ignored topic amongst youth. The reality is young people also suffer from mental health issues. It's often put aside because the most common issue of mental health among teens and young adults is depression. Now, depression is a much bigger problem than it's said to be. Depression can lead to many things. Depression can be caused by a series of things,...


International Youth Day #IYD14 - Why we need to talk about #SexualViolence

Publicado 12 de agosto de 2014 Avatar End Sexual Violence

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It's time for youth to talk about Sexual Violence. This past June, members of governments and civil society organisations joined forces at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. A delegation of youth was invited to attend and participate in summit discussions, where they were encouraged to rally the #YouthVoice on social media. The youth voice is 1.8 billion strong, so the task of representing youth at the Global Summit and rallying them by means of s...


International Youth Day 2014 - Mental Health Matters

Publicado 12 de agosto de 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Happy International Youth Day everyone! Thank you for making VOY the amazing, inspiring, dynamic online community that it is. It would not be possible without your efforts. But today is not just for celebrating the amazing power of youth, it is also an important opportunity to highlight the challenges. This year's theme for Youth Day is around the mental health of young people. Mental health issues are often not talked about or stigmatized, leaving them untreated an...


Mental Health of Youth

Publicado 11 de agosto de 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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Neither we are child nor are we old Foundations for development, we are gold. We are in problem, who solves? Which benches? In all directions, bounded by fences. Appearance changes affect our mind Peace for ourselves, where can we find? Mental stress, pressure, tensions and depression We can’t fully share our expression. We lose, break ourselves & shed into tears Lots of difficulties around covered with fears. We just cry & cry but show fake smil...


We need you to help us map your environment

Publicado 11 de agosto de 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Do you walk by a pile of garbage every day on the street? Do you breathe the polluted air of your city? If you believe that we should put an end to the deterioration of our planet, make your voice heard. Help us create a global map on the challenges and positive changes that impact our environment. On 23 September 2014, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host the Climate Change Summit bringing together leaders and experts from around the world to discuss the climat...


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