All posts tagged with: rights

OneMinutesJr. Farewell

Publié 21 novembre 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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What should kids have the rights to? In honor of Universal Children's Day yesterday, check out this week's OneMinutesJr. by 14-year-old Matej Tokić from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Matej uses this video to tell us about kids' rights. Tell us what you think: http://bit.ly/1fE6xr8


Service--What is it?

Publié 1 novembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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There are many poor, sick, underprivileged people in the world. Of course, all of us can say that we knew that. We can say that we saw it on the news one day or that our history teacher was discussing some vague issue in some ambiguous manner with us; but what are we doing about it? Poverty and suffering have a very obvious correlation that we can link with a slew of statistics and data. However, I'm not here to give you that litany of things. I'm here to do and help you do what...


Child Labor and The Neverending Plague on Humanity

Publié 25 octobre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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I wrote a speech about Child Labor. I had the opportunity to deliver to a group of people about two years ago in a competition sponsored by the Rotary Club. Although prizes and medallions were far from the glitz of this serious event, I wanted to share with you all my speech. It is, perhaps, one of the most passionate addresses I've given, regardless of the text which lies so banally on this blank screen. Let me know what you think! Child Labor and the Never Ending Plague of...


When Governments Crumble...

Publié 6 octobre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The American government has shut down. After this past week's events and our bicameral legislature falling apart, American civilians are looking for a shining light ahead. In 1776, our founding fathers drafted a constitution to create a representative democracy. In this sense, Americans have had rights and regulations around them for centuries, it's part of this democratic culture. I am all for democracy, I mean I am perhaps the biggest advocate for democracy out there. Although...


Education for Girls and Boys alike

Publié 14 septembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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All over the world, millions of young boys and girls are unable to get proper education. In countries like India, Nepal, Colombia and various parts of Africa, girls are often married off and boys are forced to work on the streets to earn a living for their family. Resources like clean water, food and shelter are perhaps not even available, however we must consider the premium of education. The key to ending the global chain, that perpetuates itself and has done so for centuries, is...


Religious Freedom

Publié 7 septembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Have you ever felt alone? Scared, worried...hungry perhaps? One of the most common ways to cope with this is to reach out to an ultimate being. That natural spirit, be it person, animal, plant, etc., you have some supreme thing that you worship. Regardless of bad emotions/ feelings, you might even pray to this god when you feel good. But is it right for me to tell you what god to pray? Is it right for you tell me and chastise me if I do not? These are the questions of religious fre...