Daily Archives: 19 April 2016

Work permit boost gives hope to Khaled, 22, and other Syrian refugees in Jordan

From UNHCR In the four years since they fled from Hama to Jordan, 22-year-old Syrian refugee Khaled has been the sole wage earner for his family of eight. With no valid work permit for his farm-laboring job, Khaled has lived with the ever-present fear that he would be caught and his family's financial lifeline severed.

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UNAIDS Interview: Snapchat becomes hotline for abusive relationships

From UNAIDS Asia-Pacific  We hear a lot about cyber stalking and cyber violence and the dangers of social media for young people in relationships. However an entrepreneurial young group from India is exploiting the power of Snapchat, a popular smartphone app among teenagers, to provide counselling to young women and men in abusive relationships on

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UN Youth Envoy welcomes DFID’s announcement to prioritize youth development

19 April 2016 - The UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, welcomed in a statement the new Youth Agenda of the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID), which aims at putting young people at the heart of its operations. Launched on 11 April, 2016, the Youth Agenda outlines a new commitment from DFID to placing

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