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Young faces: 30 under 30

  1. 1. 10 Days of Activism 2012
  2. 2. 10 Days of Activism 2012 “Nothing for us without us” Young Faces: 30 Under 30 10 Days of Activism (10DoA) is an international campaign mobilizing youth organizations and young people from 50 countries around the world to advocate for a rights-based, youth centered development agenda at the national and global level , this year the third 10DoA will be taking a place from 1st to 10th of September 2012 with the theme (Nothing for us without us ) we are emphasizing that youth should be centralized to the global development agenda however this should be done with us and not for us to be able to make the decisions, to take an active role in all phases of decision making that affects our lives and to take up leadership roles to address and promote the issues that matter for us including sexual and reproductive health and rights! One of the channels used to achieve this is to highlight at least 30 youth led actions that are promoting this agenda through local community channels and social media, while bringing national stories to international attention. The highlighted actions will be used to encourage others to participate in the 10DoA Campaign. Young faces will celebrate and recognize young leaders in their communities as proof of the power of young people , every day starting the 1st of september 3 new stories for young faces who made diffrence in their communities will be promoted daily on 10DoA social media and media channels to share with the world true stories of young people power and their contribution to communities on diffrent levels , it can be a story of a peer educator raining awarness of HIV/ADIS in their village or a young leader in the university or it can be your story !Who are the young faces ?Young faces represent young people from regions all around the world. The equal coverage for all theregions will be taken in to consideration *Young faces age 15 – 30 years oldThey will be sharing thier stories while inspiring other young people to be pro-active and bring positivechanges in thier communities
  3. 3. young faces are the leaders and/or participants in a youth led action in the below areas**: Meaningful youth participation Comprehensive Sexuality education Youth friendly health services*youth faces can be from10DoA2012 joining countries and non joining countries .** in the selection the diversity of the topics will be taken in to consideration .How you can be a young face or nominate a young face?The young person’s principles and work must be in line with 10 DoA principles, which include: Respect and support human rights Show cultural sensitivity Respect diversity Support gender equality and equity Not imposing values on others Ensure information is correct and unbiasedAll you have to do is to nominate yourself or someone you know by filling the application form and sendit back to 10DoA coordinatory on 10daysofactivism@gmail.comby the 20th of July !What is the selection process ?A comitee consists of 10DoA coordinators and partners will be working on screening the applicationsand selecting 30 young faces who match the criteia taking in to consideration covering the diffrentregions , age groups and variety of the youth led actions weather they are high level advocacy levels orgrassroot activities !The selected faces will be contacted early August to work on their stories and provide photos that willbe promoted and posted on diffrent media and social media channels during the 10DoA Campaginperiod (1st to 10th of September 2012 )Please note that the applications will be received in English language however you can nominate anynon english speaking young person who match the criteria and tell us their stories
  4. 4. The application formFull Name:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Date of Birth :---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Country :----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Organisation or Youth group or network (if applicable** )------------------------------------------Area of focus : Meaningful youth participation Comprehensive Sexuality education Youth friendly health servicesDescribe an action you have been leading or involved with concerning one or more of the above area offocus and tell us about your role in it(500 words limmit)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------What inspires you ?And what is your favorit Quote------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Is their any links to articles , videos , reports ...etc that you would like to share with us related to yourwork . If yes please share them with the application
  5. 5. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------**Youth activists who are not affiliated with an organisation or a network and have been contributing toone of the campagin themes are encouraged to apply !