Jun 18, 2012
Youth participation is very important in any UN meetings and world conferences especially when the topic is about US youth. During the 6th World Youth Congress, some delegates were not able to make it due to travel funding constraints since it is now covered by the congress organizers due to lack of funding. As most of the delegates that I have talked with said, the cost of coming to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is so expensive that they have to ask money from their parents or shell out from …
Jun 16, 2012
Meet Jermaine Case, one of the volunteers and Council Member for Jamaica Youth Advocacy Network or the JYAN. And oh, he’s a lawyer according to Mimi which makes him cool!
The JYAN is an initiative of the USAID funded JA-STYLE Project. JYAN is designed to develop youth leaders in the areas of advocacy, public education and capacity building in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, violence prevention, care and protection (including persons with disabilities), employment and entrepreneurship, education and training.
JYAN seeks to be the voice of youth …
May 19, 2012
Jamaica is known for being an extremely homophobic country, with records of homosexual men being beaten by mobs in public and communites and families chasing out gay men.
It was not until i was in a meeting where i realised that there is a great need for safe spaces for members of the LBGT community especially those in school.
what is a safe space?
A Safe Space is a welcoming, supportive and safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students. Most LGBT students frequently hear anti-LGBT language and …
Dec 7, 2013
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Nov 25, 2013
Today (November 25, 2013) is as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Earlier on in the year
MINISTER with responsibility for Information Sandrea Falconer says there is an urgent need for a broader national dialogue and engagement to tackle the issue of violence against women.
“Violence against women happens too often…I am sure everyone has had a friend or an acquaintance who has been a victim of intimate personal violence and it has to stop,” the minister emphasised, as she addressed the recent launch of the report …
Nov 19, 2013
Living in Jamaica I’ve always wondered why we care about how others lived their lives, why does it matter if that girl is a lesbian? or why does it matter if that boy you use to be friends with is gay? but then it dawned on me, Jamaicans are just a bunch of nosy people who poke their noses into the lives of others to distract themselves from the reality of their own sad and shameless lives which only God and their neighbors could tell you about.
the average …
Nov 13, 2013
I feel super guilty, its been like forever! However, I am here again. Ready to let the world hear my voice, but for now I guess they’ll see the power through words.
“Everyone, as a member of society… is entitled to realization… of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his [or her] dignity.”
— Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 22
Daily, people all over the world are suffering because of their lack and the government complete disregard for the rights these people are entitled …
Oct 28, 2013
Ending a relationship can leave you depressed, lonely and just down right sad but here are a few tips to help you fight that feeling of depression so that you can carry on with your life and be happy.
1. unload your schedule
make time for yourself go watch a movie and do something fun with friends.
2. Laugh more
they say laughter is the best medicine and its true, if you laugh more you will be happier with yourself.
3. Don’t heal the pain with alcohol
it never …