All posts tagged with: equality

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...


See Me Not Poverty

Publié 25 septembre 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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See Me Not Poverty The notion is simple – look beyond poverty to really see the human being you are dealing with. As simplistic as it sounds I really feel that this mentality fails to be adopted by the mass. For example, most people feel pity and sorrow for the victims of poverty we see in UNICEF or Save the Children adverts but aside from the sadness do we really think about who the person displayed in front of us is. Do we think about their hopes and dreams? Do we think b...


Is Anti-Discrimination law going far enough in UK?

Publié 30 octobre 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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So I’ve been doing a lot of reading around discrimination and prejudice in civil law at the minute and I have to say I feel very proud to be Scottish reading how well equipped it is. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the legislation the Equality Act 2010 is the main piece of anti-discrimination legislation in the workforce. Within the act are a number of ‘protected characteristics’ that are protected by the act from prejudiced behaviour. These include age, disabilit...


Where there is love, there is life.

Publié 30 octobre 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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I write this blog after the devastating news that Janet, a six- year old little girl, from Manila has passed away. My friend had done some occupational therapy sessions with Janet, and the family treated Janet like she was a precious gem – and that she was. Janet lived in a slum area in Metro Manila. I find myself thinking the same thought process over and over and over. This is so unfair, unjust…NOT RIGHT! WHY?!?! Janet suffered from serious health issues. If she were in the U...


Education Equity Now- Youth Rally Call!

Publié 13 décembre 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Many of us here on VOY join in conversations on education and equality for all. Governments and UNICEF this week had a rallying call to get millions of children back to school and learning. We want to share pieces and videos by youth for YOU. Background on the Event: Kicking off at the Regional Ministerial Education Conference in Istanbul, 'Education Equity Now, is supported by the Government of Turkey and UNICEF. It calls on 20 governments in Central and Eastern Europe and C...


On Being an Ambitious Woman

Publié 28 décembre 2013 Avatar Carrisa Tehputri

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Rumor has it that people around me have been talking about the fact that I am, (from their perspective) ambitious- looking. I participated in plenty of competitions and achievements a lot, and I cannot live more than 2 months without actively participating in an event or competition. As an ignorant person, I do not want to really stress over the fact that they are calling me ambitious or that they are talking about me behind my back, because, hey, it is obviously beneficial for me....


Let's change the mode of education

Publié 24 janvier 2014 no picture Venkat

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For a long period of time, we have been following a conventional way of educating children, using books. Why can't we change the mode of the education? Why can't we use the radio, for example when something is narrated? We imagine a lot that this imagination varies from person to person. This is the key to face a future crisis. When we imagine, we tend to provide different solutions. Change the way we educate the children. Introduce fantasies in story telling, instead of narra...