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TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Publié 25 février 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


OneMinutesJr. "Syria My Love"

Publié 27 février 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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How do you feel when you lose something? 16-year-old Rane shares a love letter with the Syria he had to leave behind.


“We need education so we can rebuild our home”

Publié 4 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Amman, Jordan, February 2014 – Like many teenagers in Jordan, Ghada is nervously awaiting her exam results. “The exams were very hard. They consisted of multiple choice questions on many different areas. I hope I did well.” The 18-year-old from Syria took the first round of her final year Tawjihi exams in January; nine subjects including Maths, English, Arabic and History. “The English and Maths exams were the hardest,” she says. But unlike other teenagers, Ghada stud...


"I even achieved my purpose of finding my path.."

Publié 5 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Somar, a young Syrian from Hama is studying Turkish in Nizip-2 Camp in Gaziantep, Turkey.


Under Siege

Publié 10 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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3 years of conflict in Syria. UNICEF has just released their report, 'Under Siege- the devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria.' “Under Siege” is a call on the global community to undertake 6 crucial steps: End the cycle of violence in Syria NOW Grant immediate access to the under-reached 1 million children inside Syria Create an environment where children are protected from explotiation and harm Invest in children's education...


#NOlostgeneration "Think, Write, Discuss"

Publié 12 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“Winter was another major issue, with a need for children's winter clothing. 'How are we going to keep the children clean during winter if there is no hot water?'” UNICEF emergency specialist Abdulkadir Musse reports on his experiences in Al Waer, Syria in. Thanks to the US Fund for UNICEF and their latest Global Citizenship Briefs, Musse's visit gives us a first hand look into the war-torn city. Not only does this brief give YOU further insight into the conflict, but also...


OneMinutesJr. And So My Days Go By

Publié 14 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Zen, 14, Zaatari Camp, Jordan, 2014) A young man spends his days in Zaatari camp focusing on bettering himself. Amidst the conflict we may encounter within our communities, countries, and even personal lives (family, friends, etc.) is it important to you to better yourself like Zen? If so, how do you focus on achieving your goals?


Where do we start from?

Publié 24 mars 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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If we can't stop the war, then maybe we can change a heart, and help those who need our aid. The world today has carved us into divine beings prone to the alteration of the universe. Nonetheless, we have been condemned by nature and at the same course raised to a unique base by its prowess. In all, we have seen a difference in life, scope and justification. Nature has almost shut the doors to those suffering from the war. Now they are scattered abroad, like ants when splashed with water. What we...


What would you bring?

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If you had to leave your house in a hurry what would you take with you? For two young girls from Homs, the answer was easy. It wasn’t clothes or toys, but rather their UNICEF school bags filled with textbooks, pencils and exercise books! The two sisters had been attending school in their village, where they received support from UNICEF. When their family decided to flee the fighting and re-locate to Jordan they didn’t want to leave without their supplies. The girls, their...


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