Sign Language Music by Artist Signmark at the UNESCO Youth Forum

5 November 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

In Thailand, FC Barcelona stars Leo Messi and José Manuel Pinto champion the rights of children with disabilities

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

In Nicaragua, Programme Helps Youth Create Businesses

As a child in Nicaragua, Leyli Siles studied, ran and played hide-and-seek just like any other little girl, even though she was deaf and born into a poor family. But by adolescence she began to feel that her hearing impairment was checking her aspirations.
As the years went by, Siles became despondent as the reality of […]

2 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Young Indigenous and Disabled People Gear up for Election in Cambodia

When local elections were held in the province of Mondulkiri, eastern Cambodia, Bunthoeun Tola, a 20-year-old indigenous person and first-time voter, was turned away at the polling station because his name on the voter list did not match with his identification card.
“It was spelled incorrectly and because of that I was barred from voting,” Tola […]

26 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|