CC to Everyone

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With the Conference of Parties (COP22) running, climate change has become a hot issue of discussion as it is a major time of policy making against the threat of the planet because “We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation than can do something for it.” (Jay Inslee) With the whole globe severely affected by the climate change, we can’t neglect the fact that more than 90% of climate change is induced by humans. Our luxury is mak...


What 'Better' Looks Like

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Surprisingly, we all want ‘Better’ but if we are asked about how actually ‘Better’ looks like, it is quite confusing. It’s because we always dream of better but never take action to create ‘Better’. And my small brain started storming about 'how better looks like' when the respected speakers of Miracle Corners of the World (MCW) Young Leaders Retreat, Liz Graydon and Norma Loeb explained us about the topic. Miracle Corners of the World (MCW) Young Leaders Retreat is...


1.8 Billion Strong

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1.8 billion!! A huge number, isn’t it? What if I say we all have it? Yes, we do have 1.8 billion youths aged 15-24 years in the world now. Every year 12th August is celebrated as International Youth Day and this year theme for the day is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. According to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, 2015, “We are the first generation that can end poverty and last generation that can slow climate change before...


Voices of Youth Inspire! A Young Environmentalist

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Every year “World Environment Day” is celebrated on 5th June and this year we had a slogan “Go Wild for Life: Zero Tolerance for the Illegal Wildlife Trade”. With various programs organized all over the world to mark this important day and to aware that our environment is facing various threats like pollution, climate change and disasters, there are youths in every nooks and corners of the globe who are taking actions every 365 days of the year for the conservation of our e...


Global Goals and Youth Power

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The world today is facing various problems like war, crimes, natural disasters, inequality, poverty and climate change with the hardest hit group being young people. Realizing the necessity of ending such pressing global problems, 17 Global Goals Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formed and signed by the global leaders. With almost half of the world population under the age of 30, it is the power of youth that can turn these commitments into reality. The “Youth Power”...


“Gender Equality; Assumptions Vs Reality” Part 2

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After posting an article on “Gender Equality; Assumptions Vs Reality” based on the condition of women in the world as per the UN statistics, I am writing another article about gender equality not based on any statistics but on deep emotions after hearing that even the president of Nepal had to suffer gender inequality for being a woman, actually “widow woman”. On 16th December, only 6 days after the “16 days of Activism against Gender based Violence” ended, the first...


Gender Equality: Assumptions Vs Reality

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The “16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence Campaign” ended just a few days ago on December 10 after advocating for 16 days against the violence on women and girls. The campaign gained huge publicity and most of the countries in the world participated in it. It was a very good initiative to promote the gender equality in the world but after I studied the UN statistics on women and girls released this year, I was perplexed if “Gender Equality” is an ideal concept....


IS IT HUMANITY????

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Bang! Bang! Bang! The noisy bangs of the bombs might have been blasted in Paris some days ago and such bangs might have been striking in the ears of the people of Syria, Beirut, Nigeria and so on. The whole world today is facing those bangs and inhumanity in one way or the other. And the recent condition of Nepal, the dreadful condition of economic blockade by India, is an inhumane Act as well. Due to lack of fuel, vehicles have stopped running and the world can imagine the con...


Raise Your Voice for Renewable Energy

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“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.” by Mahatma Gandhi has become more and more important these days as the world is constantly using (in fact constantly misusing) the world resources. As the agenda of climate change is becoming more & more serious day by day, the whole world is being interested towards the renewable energy as the cost effective development solution. An international development organization OXFAM released a report arguin...


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