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Why Representation Matters: Avoiding the Single Story

A lot of my childhood was spent in front of the television. After school, I would always go home and go straight to my room and turn on the TV to Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, or Disney Channel to

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Meet the New European Parliament in Brussels

BRUSSELS, July 15, 2019 - From July 8-10, the World Youth Alliance hosted the main activity of their Erasmus Plus sponsored Project “Meet the new EU Parliament” in Brussels, the heart of

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WYA Africa and Kabarak University host the 2019 Youth Summit

KENYA, July 4, 2019 — World Youth Alliance Africa and Kabarak University University Law School hosted the Africa Youth Summit 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Kabarak University, Nakuru. The

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Dancing in Solidarity

As a little girl, my parents enrolled me in dance classes: ballet, hip-hop, tap, and

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WYA Statement on Vincent Lambert

NEW YORK, July 11, 2019—Vincent Lambert, a French man who suffered brain damage and was hospitalized following an accident several years ago, has died. Mr. Lambert’s wife and doctors petitioned

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What does World Population Day mean for the Philippines?

I was a senior in university when the RH Law, or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act was passed in the Philippines. Long and impassioned debates rendered my country divided. I

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WYA SEE Holds Certified Training Program in Czech Republic

June 24-30, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic – World Youth Alliance Southeast Europe (WYA SEE) held the first Certified Training Program (CTP) in the capital of Czech Republic. The training marked the

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Where is the energy to (re)charge our global SDGs?

On the 18th and 19th of June, along with three other European World Youth Alliance interns, I went to the European Development Days (EDD) in Brussels. A whole new world opened up when I walked

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DigniTEA

Who would want to travel to a remote area miles away from their hometown and spend a whole week's worth of summer vacation with people whom they have never met before--to study? Yes, lectures, and

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Learning to Understand Myself and Others

“What to do during the holiday?” Most of us will probably say, ‘rest, do nothing.’ Enjoying idle time would have also been my initial answer since I’ve been too busy doing office and

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