Meeting Youth Around the World

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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...


What should companies do to make the internet safe for children?

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We need your comments! Online safety has been a big topic this year on Voices of Youth - we've spoken to youth all around the world about it at events like the #BYND2015 summit in Costa Rica, and we've published several research reports about it. Earlier this year UNICEF and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) started working on a revised set of guidelines for the ICT/digital industry on how best to protect children's rights in the ICT/digital sphere. These g...


Meet Adelheid, a young film maker from Taiwan

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What is your name and where are you from? Adelheid Sudibyo, from Taiwan What is your video about? My video is mainly about how we lack social inclusion, how we as a society still exclude those people who we think are different from our idea of ‘normal’. In this video, instead of focusing on the people who exclude, I focus on the people who feel excluded. Why did you make this video? What motivated you to make it? I made this video because I was inspired by my...


How do young South Africans deal with online risks?

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Four in five children in South Africa have access to a mobile phone, and almost half of them use mobile phones to access the internet. However, the opportunities presented by this access are often over-shadowed by the possibility for harm and online violence, as well as offline danger that result from online engagement. According to a study released last week Connected Dot Com: Young People’s Navigation of Online Risks undertaken by the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention...


Young voices from Tanzania speak out against bullying

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"From that day, Jimmy and I lived in a hatred situation, until today we have a misunderstanding. I would like to advise my fellow children to have a kind heart." - Halleluya (14) Tanzania Bullying affects children all across the world. As part of the anti-bullying feature we reached out to young people all across the world. In these recordings, Highness, Halleluya and Baraka - three young students from Tanzania - share their experiences of bullying and urge others against d...


You can help stop bullying

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Every day, thousands of children around the world are victims of bullying. Yet we all have a role to play in ending the cycle of violence. You can help put an end to bullying in your school or community by refusing to take part - don't forward hurtful or embarrassing messages or photos (especially online). You can see tips to end bullying which other Voices of Youth community members have shared right here: http://uni.cf/1c6FxQn Share this video, share your tips and let's p...


Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business?

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH TO HAVE A VOICE IN BUSSINESS? Introductory part child refers to a minor, that is a person younger than age of majority and youth means the period between childhood and adulthood. It is important to involve the children and youth in business because they are young generation that have energy and passion to make a difference in modern society, for example children can contribute to the economy by creating wealth at tender age...


And the winner is.....

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UNICEF, Voices of Youth and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) are proud to announce that winner of the 2013 BYND2015 Global Youth Summit 'Be Smart Be Safe' video contest is Rebeca Mariño Oviedo from Costa Rica. Rebeca's video concept shows how young people can make the right choices when the use the internet and social media, by thinking through the possible outcomes that an action could lead too. It captures the important message that empowering children and youn...


UNICEF Voices of Youth & The Guardian Writing Contest

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Have your say and get published on-line by an international newspaper Q: What’s the contest about? UNICEF and The Guardian newspaper regularly produce special features about the role that business can or should play in realising the rights of children: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/child-rights-business. These features look at issues such as corporate social responsibility programmes and they showcase good examples from around the world. For the next fea...


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