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Tax Raise is Poverty Raise

Downtown, Beirut has been recently eventful as thousands of protesters gathered around the Parliament in Riad El Solh to protest against the planned tax increases. The atmosphere was heated as

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WYA recognizes WYA Alumna Olivia Raw / Meet the 2017 MIFF Winners | April 2017

GLOBAL NEWSLETTER APRIL 2017 News Highlights WYA recognizes WYA Alumna Olivia Raw WYA members and friends gathered in New York

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Meet the 2017 MIFF Winners

Every year, the Manhattan International Film Festival (MIFF) recognizes young directors creating films that reveal or explore the human experience and the depth of the human condition. The annual

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Friendship and the Gift of Self: How I have grown in WYA

As I write this, I’m lost in a sea of emotion. I look back at how far I have come, and how much growth I’ve experienced, and it feels unbelievable. I’m overwhelmed by how fast time has gone

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WYA New Hampshire Chapter Launches & Hosts Dignity Dance!

The chapter officially launched during the first

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WYA Africa Dignity Project at a Local Children's Home in Gitaru, Kenya

The Makimei children’s home visit and fun day took place on the 18th of February 2017. The orphanage located in Kikuyu, Gitaru area is home to more than 40 children comprising of both boys

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"Why We Need To Market the Idea of People to Other People": Thoughts from Adrienne Tengco

Interview with Adrienne Tengco, former intern of WYA Asia Pacific and WYA Europe What I learned about Filipinos in short time I worked with them is that they are enthusiastic, motivational and

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PRESS RELEASE: Commission on Population and Development Concludes without Resolution

Countries struggle to agree on abortion, comprehensive sexuality education April 7, 2017 NEW YORK—Following lengthy negotiations, the UN’s Commission on Population and Development

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WYA Delivers Statement at Commission on Population and Development

Population policies mustvalue people as our greatest resource, invest in human capital April 6, 2017 Thank you, Madam

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After a decade, the Austrian National Chapter looks forward to an exciting new decade!

During the last ten years, the Austrian National Chapter of the WYA deepened its understanding of human dignity e.g. through discussion evenings, philosophical debates, CTPdiscussions, a

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