To celebrate Universal Children’s Day (November 20th) we want to acknowledge our wonderful Citizen Voice in Action volunteers in the Philippines. Universal Children’s Day brings awareness to the needs of children and what better way to recognize that than celebrating advocates who want to help children reach their full potential?
“Don’t do it. You are wasting your time,” is the advice of child reporters Rheyalene, 13, Mark, 16, and Jason, 15, from Palawan to all children and youth who are members of fraternities or sororities and to those who are still thinking of joining. The three children are anchors in the afternoon radio program “Usap Bata,” which … Read More
By Nicky Benn. “The trend now because of civic awareness is that the community are demanding a lot of accountability from the district. All of us are on our toes now. We are under pressure to deliver and if we don’t, we have to explain why. We are waking up. We have taken them … Read More
Superheros come in all forms. Today we would like to introduce you to Saw Htay Plain, a 16-year old boy from Myanmar who is courageous enough to stand up and talk to world leaders so that he and his community can see change. He asks for job opportunities, access to education and health. Read his letter. … Read More
This is the first post in our Beyond 5 Summer Blockbuster series. Meet real-life superhero Ahmad, who advocates to bring maternal health services to his community in Pakistan, where one in every 89 women will die due to causes related to childbirth. Author: Asif Raza. Fifteen years ago, Ahmad’s Aunt faced severe complications during her … Read More