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Yesss! Our new cohort of Voices of Youth blogging interns have just started their journey. Make sure to check out their weekly posts and read a quick introduction by each intern below - enjoy!

Welcome Our New VOY Blogging Interns!

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I started documenting short stories by taking pictures of those who were affected by the war. One of these stories is that of two young boys: Ayham and Basel, 11- and 12-years-old. Basel and Ayham work in building construction with their relatives.

Ayham and Basel: A Story of Child Labour in Syria

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I was ten years old and I thought it was reasonable and normal to be seen as less capable because I was a girl. This was the way I was raised to think, raised to think that a woman’s mind had more limits and less power than a man’s.

You're Smart for a Girl

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Resilient people don’t give up. They don’t wallow and dwell on failures. They see their threats turn into opportunities and climb on the ladder of their mistakes to reach the mountaintop of their desired goals. We simply move forward and make greater steps.

Resilience Through the Eyes of a Young Syrian

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Regardless of whether the actual story is true or not, we have to take responsibility of verifying its accuracy before sharing it with others. We must develop a culture of being critical.

Youth as Critical Thinkers

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Have a great weekend everyone and put your mind at rest!
Homophobia and other discrimination against people of LGBT+ bracket, is increasingly common in schools. So I conducted an informal survey in my school, where I asked students to extrapolate the acronym LGBT.

LGBT+ Rights and the Education System

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Happy #WomensDay everyone!
I’ve been conditioned to keep quiet when they make jokes about how the black boy who sits next to him in class shoplifts after school. I’ve learned to smile and nod when people draw stripes on their skin with yellow highlighter and talk about how “We’re twins now, Nikki!” I’ve learned to keep quiet when they make jokes about how the Pakistani girl in our school keeps a bomb in her backpack.

Everybody's a Little Bit Racist

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Have a great weekend everyone!

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