Posts by tag: Youth & Children

2 months ago

An unfulfilled promise to girls

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An unfulfilled promise to girls

Nine years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, as a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

7 years ago

Solve roots of child abandonment

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Solve roots of child abandonment

A councilor noted on Adoption Consciousness Week this February 15 to 23 that the high number of adoption cases of children raises deeper issues on children abandonment.

7 years ago

PUSHCART FOR A LIVING

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A teenage girl and young brother bear the midday sun as they push their cart full of ukay-ukay goods from Bankerohan public market to Magallanes Street. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

PEACEFUL ONLY IN SLEEP

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This Agusanon Manobo family sleeps off their exhaustion in Bankeohan Gym after riding eight hours to Davao City to seek refuge. Some 500 Manobos fled their village in Loreto, Agusan del Sur from military troops 24, and were not welcomed by their governor when they sought his help. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

7 years ago

FIRST TIME

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Youths gathered in a bench to fill up their voter registration forms at Davao’s Comelec office in Magsaysay Park as registration deadline draws near on July 31. Barangay and SK (Youth Federation) elections are set this October. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

8 years ago

PILLARS

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A dozen women from Davao City are awarded as the pillars of Reproductive Health Movement, Wednesday during the International Day…