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When users become abusers

The sexual exploitation of women and children start with pornography In the Age of the Internet, pornography has taken over not only online platforms but also many of our minds. According to

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“Adventure Starts When Our Plans Fail”: Lessons from Tamara Bodor, WYA’s 2017 Viktor Frankl Awardee

Some weeks ago WYA Europe director gave me a call saying he has a “task” for me. This usually means he spotted a person who I should interview. When I get this kind of suggestions from him,

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My First Step towards becoming a Dignity Defender

Although I recently finished the online Certified Training Program(2016 - Batch 3), I am happily embracing new waves of positive energy and I know that more exciting challenges are lying

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From Little Gems to Big Ideas

Last night, I attended a screening of a fabulous documentary entitled “Les Pepites” with cultural companion and fellow intern,Nerea. The event was co-hosted by the French and Cambodian

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How My Shanghai Adventure Led Me To WYA

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” – George Moore A little over a month into the internship and I find myself on the office couch, pondering

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Death Penalty in Belarus: Murder on (Un)lawful Grounds

During a meeting of Subcommittee on Human Rights in the European Parliament, views on the current human rights situation in Belarus were exchanged. Among the interventions there was a touching speech

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Call to MEPs to Prevent Child Exposure to Pornography and Violence - Protect Children from Harmful Audiovisual Contents

The European Parliament is about to adopt its report on the revision of the EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive, which regulates TVs, On-Demand services (e.g. Netflix) and video-sharing platforms

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Exposure of children to pornography

Our internet focused societies are increasingly targeting children in pushing them into a culture of porn. WYA has been participating in the Conference on Exposure of Children to Pornography in the

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MoMA, Movement, and Mardi Gras

I feel very fortunate to have an opportunity to live in the cultural center of the world. Quite honestly, the hardest part of living at the World Youth Alliance in New York City is the difficult

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"When the facts change, I change my mind with them" Or should I? WYA UK in the House of Lords

At a time when politics has never been more convulse, the corridors of Parliament offer a unique view into the world of policy and debate. Brexit is the event of the year (and probably of the

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