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It's This-able!

Publié 10 septembre 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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It’s This-able! Talking about 'diff-ability' is something that is quite sensitive in our environment. On the other hand, actually we do not need to feel sorry to show our empathy. What matters is that we treat everybody in the same way, that’s how we appreciate each other. Take a look at Mr. Djumono. He is one of the candidates to be one of the members in legislative assembly for West Java province. He is also the only person with diff-ability that goes as the c...


Youth filmmakers to present their work at international awards ceremony

Publié 8 octobre 2013 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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Around the world, young people have been making one-minute videos in UNICEF-hosted OneMinutesJr. workshops. Eager to express themselves, youth participants share their viewpoints on subjects such as disabilities, juvenile justice, violence, their future and their lives. Now, 15 of these youth filmmakers are nominees for the 2013 OneMinutesJr. Awards and have been invited to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to present their videos at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam...


Let's respect their rights too

Publié 8 février 2014 no picture Akabeswa_Youth_Zambia

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Human Rights & Disabilities: Why did I choose this theme? Many disabled children are rejected in society because of their disability. Some of them are not free in their society or school because of their disability or they are not even free to participate in any activity because they are laughed at. These people are humans and have rights. They don't need to be rejected. Let them feel free in the society or school becase they have rights so that they participate in anything....


Education - Special or Inclusive?

Publié 26 février 2014 no picture Ananya_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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We all know that education is a basic human right. The Right to Education Act in India describes the importance of free and compulsory education for all children between the ages 6 and 14, regardless of caste, creed, sex, religion etc. This includes differently-abled children. These children are, to an extent, receiving this education. But the quality of the education often isn’t good enough for them. Also, many schools do not have the necessary infrastructure to support these ch...