All posts tagged with: justice

Open Season

Publié 4 décembre 2014 Avatar Anisah

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  • 3 Articles
  • Age 17

Skin as brown as dust They look at you They judge you Bang Bang They shoot you down Skin the color of dark chocolate Stripped of name Stripped of culture Stripped of freedom Stripped of justice A child still yet to become an adult Victimized and criminalized Shot down by vigilantes Shot down by law enforcement Guilty by way of courts Chained chocolate child No protection from the law No protection in the hood...


I Don't Hate Men!

Publié 24 novembre 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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  • 11 Articles
  • Age 14

Gender equality is a topic that fascinates me, and something that I believe we should all strive for and work towards. I am a proud feminist. But what I dislike is the misconceptions that come along with saying you are one. The surprised looks and the hollow single minded questions, those really bother me to be honest. I am 14 years old and I am currently in 9th grade. The other day, I don't remember precisely what I was talking about with a guy friend. At some point in the...


There is no "honor" in rape!

Publié 16 septembre 2014 no picture Hina Mahar Nadeem

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"Sometimes right, Sometimes wrong", "Boys are boys will make the mistake", "Just for a MINOR crime, you want us to hang the BOY" - these are the replies given by the elders when told about the most odious crime of their boys. Despite of knowing that their "future" has put hands on someone's "honor" still say so. They know their boy's "minor" crime has costed someone lifetime happiness yet they remain clammed up. Instead, they become equal partners in this odious crime by pressurizi...


I Am an Advocate For Youth!

Publié 14 avril 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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  • Age 22

I have seen people change and at the same time witnessed a retrograde in youths. I have been around areas where there is no hope for light and peace, but in this same situation some people still survive. I have been around youth, boys and girls, that have made life difficult for themselves due to lack of knowledge. And my countenance has dwindled, because I have witnessed a holocaust of ruined lives in the past, even now. I love peace and the prospect it brings. I love sanctuary - a foundation l...


Girl Rising - what girls want

Publié 20 mars 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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  • Age 22

Imagine a world without girls. A world occupied by arrogant and naïve men. Imagine you have no mother to talk to when you are hurt or a girl to call a sister. Imagine a world where men give birth to boys and imagine a world where girls are extinct. Now, picture yourself close to the only girl in the world - What do you think she deserves? If your thoughts are positive towards life, then that's how every girl child should be treated, catered for and nurtured. Girls have come to stay, and women a...


Talanoa Mada: Stories to Tell

Publié 11 février 2014 no picture Uate

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Dakuwaqa, a shark god, travelled across the channel to conquer Kadavu, when another god challenged him in the form of an octopus named Roko-Bakaneceva. These were the kind of stories that a group of selected youths shared, modified and performed in the Talanoa Mada workshop. The workshop focused on accessing and analyzing those ancient myths that we often here about every time we go the village or learn about in primary school. The workshop attracted a lot of attention, especially...


NATURE'S FLUID CURSE TO THE LAND

Publié 9 décembre 2013 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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With the advent and reliance on nature's fluid (crude oil), our lives and environment have become plagued with all manner of pains- from oil spills, to gas flares to land grabs to deforestation to environmental degradation, from degradation to the loss of biodiversities from loss of biodiversities to starvation and death and weather / climate changes. All of this happens because we fail to play safe with that which nature has given to us (natural resources). We cannot explain t...