PLURAL+ Awards 2015: The girl whose shadow reflects the moon

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Name: Walaa Film: The girl whose shadow reflects the moon, PLURAL+ Partner Award Country: Jordan Age: 16 What 3 words describe you best? bold, ambitious, hopeless romantic Tell us about your film - what is it about? The film portrays a number of situations that I have found myself in. What motivated you to create this film? Laura, Tasneem, and Khiali motivated me to make films. Many of the events from the war remain fixed in our minds and hearts beca...


PLURAL+ Awards 2015: You Are Not Better Than Me

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Name: Letícia Parreira Gonçalves Oliveira Film: You Are Not Better Than Me, PLURAL+ Partner Award Country: Brazil Age: 16 What 3 words describe you best? I believe the 3 words that describes me best are: persevering, leader, passionate Tell us about your film - what is it about? My film shows that moral integrity must be present 100% of the time in our lives, by not judging people on appearance, the way they dress or their social status, and that our attitude...


Young people are the key to fighting climate change

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While children are disproportionately affected by climate change and they are the ones who will have to live with its impacts, they are largely left out of the conversation. We believe that it is imperative that the views of children and young people on the issues of climate change and the environment are heard. We wanted to elevate their voices and show what they believe to be the biggest challenges in their communities – and also recognize the positive actions being taken to...


PLURAL+ Awards 2015: Breaking Barriers

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Name: Shawn Sebastian Film: Breaking Barriers, PLURAL+ Partner Award Country: India Age: 24 What 3 words describe you best? Independent Journalist, Film Maker, Storyteller Tell us about your film - what is it about? The narrative offers a glimpse into the activities of Young Women Self Help Groups in Uttar Pradesh, India. It showcases a subtle revolution in villages of Uttar Pradesh where young women are organising themselves to fight injustice and inequality....


PLURAL+ Awards 2015: Inspire

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Name: Awais Ali Film: Inspire; PLURAL+ Partner Award Country: United Kingdom Age: 25 What 3 words describe you best? Enthusiastic, charismatic, driven Tell us about your film - what is it about? Inspire is a short story which explores prejudice and social exclusion. In a world becoming increasingly fearful towards cultures and ideas different to our own, we feel it’s important to celebrate the positive impact of diversity and immigration. We wouldn’t be ab...


PLURAL+ Awards 2015: Another Kind of Girl

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Name: Khaldiya Aamir Film: Another Kind of Girl; PLURAL+ Partner Award Country: Jordan Age: 18 What 3 words describe you best? Compassionate, sentimental, and stubborn Tell us about your film - what is it about? The film talks about what life is like in the Za'tari refugee camp. Through this film I wanted to show the world who us Syrian children are and the challenges and risks that we face and overcome despite the difficult circumstances we are curren...


PLURAL+ Awards 2015: Blue

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Name: Breech Asher Harani; Film: Blue, PLURAL+ International Jury Winner, PLURAL+ Partner Awards Winner Country: Philippines Age: 23 What 3 words describe you best? Creative, Hard-working, Open-Minded Tell us about your film - what is it about? "BLUE" is a short film that talks about the experience of leaving a family for a new life in a foreign place, and being misunderstood for being different, including the effects especially on young people....


Get inspired by these youth innovators from Sierra Leone & Kosovo

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On the 9th and 10th of November, UNICEF together with the Government of Finland hosted a really awesome summit all about innovation for children and young people. During the summit, I was lucky to attend a session where a group of young innovators told us about their projects. So I asked them to share some of their thoughts with us on what inspires them and why innovation is important. From Sierra Leone, meet Jasonta (18), Oswald (24) and Vandy (20)…and from Kosovo, Diona (18...


10 things everyone should know about using the internet

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1. Respect what other people are saying on social media, even if you do not agree with them. 2. You have the right to privacy - and so do others. It is not okay to log into other people’s accounts or to use their phones or profiles without their permission. 3. Don’t spread rumors or post/share hurtful or embarrassing stories or photos.Things that may seem funny can hurt someone. 4. Think twice before you click ‘send’ - especially if you’re upset or angry. Once you...


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    I'm one of the VOY community managers. I'm from South Africa & have been living in NYC for over 2 years. My hobbies are reading and photography.


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    UNICEF,