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Business Lead the Change.

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Vivian Onano

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Businesses have an extensive role to play in the development of children and youth globally. If both major corporations and small & medium enterprises decided to dedicate their social responsibility programs on advocating children's rights, the results and the impact would be immense. Currently, there are 57 million children who are out of school and need access to quality education. Businesses and corporations can bring education to this huge number of devastated children by c...


How Strongly Can Social Media Influence and Control People’s Lives?

Publié 2 novembre 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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What comes to your mind when you hear the term “Social Media?" Perhaps some people thinking about the media that makes them able to meet and communicate with people around the world. While some others think about that, social media is the channel that gives them the chance to send and receive many information. Others think that social media is about the way we get many updates from people who we follow and maybe someone out there thinks social media is a part of a new marketing s...


50 Youth Help UNICEF Visualize “Urgency” in Prototype Media Innovation

Publié 3 octobre 2013 Avatar Joe @unicefgis

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“All kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, etc. are sold here along with meat from butcher shops. The sanitation conditions are horrid and the animals are kept in cruel conditions. Moreover keeping raw meat next to domesticated animals presents a huge sanitation and health issue.” – Aown K., 19 years, World Wildlife Foundation See more photographs in Voices of Youth Urgency Rank Prototype Tester Gallery:http://flic.kr/s/aHsjKaNwM5 How can we measure the urgency of...


Uncovering digital habits among teens in 'Africa’s Silicon Valley'

Publié 12 septembre 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Mary* (16) and Portia* (17) live in Kawangware - a low-income neighbourhood in Nairobi, Kenya. Neither are currently attending school – Portia is helping her family by looking after her older sister’s baby while Mary is studying to become a hairdresser to supplement her family’s income. Nevertheless, both have their own mobile phones and consider them to be prized possessions. They both started using Facebook about seven months ago, and when asked, consider themselves to be...


Meet a young woman challenging the stereotype associated with the tech world

Publié 12 septembre 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Hi VOY family, I’ve just returned from the Global Youth Summit: BYND2015 in Costa Rica and wanted to share some of my reflections with you over the coming days. KateVOY Arriving at the Global Youth Summit (GYS) venue on the morning of day 2 we were greeted mostly by empty hallways and rooms. Most of the participants were out at the National Stadium of Costa Rica attending the first session of the day - Be Healthy. One room, however, was occupied - the venue for the GYS hackatho...


Is your internet use smart and safe?

Publié 6 septembre 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Do you know the person chatting to you on the latest viral video thread? Do they know your full name, your address, or maybe your phone number? Have you ever been a victim of hurtful messages and photos spread on social media? Did you get denied access to college, university or even employment because of something you posted online? On day two of the Global Youth Summit: BYND2015 next week, UNICEF and Voices of Youth will join the ITU and other partners in talking wit...