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Meet Mohanad, Our Newest Representative from Egypt

Meet Mohanad Hani, an amazing photographer and our first Representative from Egypt. Mohanad feels that we don’t see things as they’re, but as we’re. The thoughtful young boy is studying Sciences in three different languages: Arabic, English and French at Saint Marc College, Alexandria. He’s also involved in Active Citizens…

In: Conflict Zones Gallery Specials

What Did You Do with Your Old Cell Phone?

By Fakiha Hassan Rizvi Image source: earnbyrecycling.com Cellular phones have become an integral part of our lives. The increasingly popular trend of owning cell phones has taken the form of a ‘social adaptation’. The brand phobia is at its peak these days which propels many to go for the latest…

In: Opinions

Meet Hannah Schöffmann, Our Representative

My name is Hannah Schöffmann, I am currently seventeen years old and I am from Austria. I love learning new languages, reading, going out with my friends and listening to music. Another passion of mine is travelling and meeting people from other countries. I am an open- minded person, getting…

In: Happenings Specials

Youth Media Festival 2012

Dates: Feb. 3-5, 2012 Venue: Pakistan National Council of Arts Constitution Avenue Islamabad REGISTER NOW AT http://www.mediafest.wasit.org/registrations.html Last date for registrations: Dec. 30, 2011 WASIT is an emerging society comprising of skilled, talented and innovative youngsters from GIKI. The team has been involved in the organizing of many national and…

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Qaisar Roonjha, a Source of Inspiration

We conclude our Youth Diaries: 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign with this blog post. Yes, it’s important to raise awareness regarding gender violence, so that we may work together to collectively put an end to it, but it’s equally important to highlight the work of exceptional young…

In: Social Issues Stories

Autumn

By Anonymous, age 11 Crisp and sweet, Is the Air Dappled gold, The wind Sailing through a summer blown breeze… Flaming leaves, Seem twinned Aura of dire Dance through the day And at night, Frost bites… Warm and cool clash at this time Their Cry heard over chime Ghost stories…

In: Poetry

The Cry of Domestic Rampage

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Noor-ul-Ain Hanif The womb of a mother that nurtures and protects a baby before coming in this world, the better half that carries the half burden of husband’s life, the beloved women who offers her shoulder in times of sadness,…

In: Social Issues

The Ruling Class

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Wardah Shahid Image by the author Source: Internet Ruling class is a term which refers to a certain group of people in the society. They are the ones who basically decide the rules along with the society’s political policy. My…

In: Opinions Social Issues

Money? Seriously?

I’m writing this on the request of Fahaad Humayun, a great friend and a greater human being. Recently, we’ve seen some people coming up with all kinds of stories, rumours and propagandas to defame ‘the Voice of Youth’. What’s amazing about these people is that they belong to the same…

In: Happenings Opinions Specials Stories

Gora Rang, Gori Larki – Fair & Lovely

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Maryam Khan Image source: jezebel.com The demand for ‘gora rang’ (fair complexion) from to-be daughter-in-law is one of the major problems faced by many girls as far as their marriage is concerned. A girl is rejected on the basis of…

In: Opinions Social Issues

World AIDS Day – December 1

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence World AIDS Day Special By Nayyab Zehra Image source: aidsandhiv.org December 1st is celebrated as AIDS Day all over the world since 1988. It is a day to spread awareness and the chance to take serious action in preventing the disease….

In: Happenings Social Issues Specials

Rural Woman of Pakistan

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Humaira Siddiqui SZABIST Karachi Image source: kaganof.com A hardworking woman, she sets off at the break of dawn to fetch fodder and water for the family. She carries a water pot on her head and clothes to be washed at…

In: Social Issues Stories

The Silent Crime

Youth Diaries 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence By Zainab Khawaja NUST Business School Image source: speakforchange.org Anjali was stuck. Stuck. Trapped. She couldn’t leave him. What would happen to the children? What would they do the next time he was in one of his moods? She had been…

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Undergraduate Poster Competition, ICAMS 2011

Participate in Undergraduate Poster Competition at International Conference on Advanced Modeling and Simulation (ICAMS) 2011 in the following categories: Information Technology Telecommunication Computer Science Applications Automation, Control and Robotics Energy and Power System Modeling Digital Image and Signal Processing Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics Civil and Environmental Applications Manufacturing and…

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Be Youth Media Festival’s Ambassador

WASIT is an emerging society comprising of skilled, talented and innovative youngsters from GIKI. The team has been involved in the organization of many All Pakistan and International events. The main focus of ‘WASIT’ is to provide opportunities to the youth to showcase their talent. The Youth Media Festival 2012…

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