All posts tagged with: Egypt

Africa. What is the real story?

Publié 9 novembre 2013 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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When deciding what my first blog should be about, I had a bit of a dilemma choosing the side of focus for my post. I had the option of amplifying the negatives of my continent or try to paint a different image of what Kenya and Africa in general is all about. Every young African who is concerned about development is at some point faced with a similar puzzle; why are we always questioning what the African story should be about? And most importantly; who should be telling this Africa...


Meeting Youth Around the World

Publié 4 décembre 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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By Karen Cirillo, Executive Producer, Children's Broadcasting Initiatives,UNICEF I’ve been coordinating the global OneMinutesJr. initiative since 2007. The project is an arts-based video initiative that seeks to capture the voices and expressions of youth on issues and subjects important to them. These viewpoints are captured in one-minute videos that are then shared through a multitude of platforms. In the past six years with the OneMinutesJr., I have met over 450 differ...


Story of a girl

Publié 28 juin 2014 no picture Alaa M. Attia

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I was working in a primary health care unit with my colleagues, that is located in a rural area in my city in Egypt. I was taking information from a patient and she was about 13 years old. When I asked her about her education she said that she left school a year ago. I was shocked when I heard that and I asked her why but she didn't want to tell me anything because her mother was with her. I thought that it was her mother who forced her to leave school. The girl came to me alone an...