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05.08.2021

Amazing Things…

…begin to occur in an environment of inclusion and mutual understanding The Good Story starts with a tiny spark You have probably already noticed in the materials of our Pl@tform how often we repeat that the change starts with me, …

05.08.2021

Team Hoyt: to give your child wings

The incredible story of a father who helps his paralyzed son feel the joy of movement Author: Sylvia Borissova Someone asked Rich what would be the first thing he would do if a miracle happened and he was no longer …

05.08.2021

Family exclusion

We need to respect the differences in which children are raised The family consists of a mother, father and children. Hundreds of single parents, grandmothers and relatives raising school-age children have to face this understanding. The traditional understanding of the …

10.05.2021

School bullying in Klass (2007)

How far can school violence lead? Author: Sylvia Borissova Translator: Donika Boneva The Estonian film Klass, 2007, directed by Ilmar Raag, manages to convey to the smallest detail the harsh reality of school bullying and its consequences. Moreover – entirely …

09.05.2021

Amazing Things Happen: with good communication and a lot of patience

Today is World Autism Awareness Day Author: Sylvia Borissova Translator: Donika Boneva Today, April 2, marks World Autism Awareness Day. The UN General Assembly announced the celebration of this day with a resolution adopted on 18 December 2007 to “emphasize …

09.10.2020

Inside Out & Back Again

Author: Thanhha Lai For all the ten years of her life, Hà has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has …

06.10.2020

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain, 1884)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel that discusses topics such as slavery, prejudice, moral norms, racial discrimination, freedom and friendship. The language choices made by the author Mark Twain (heavy dialect and harsh wording), although often criticized, allow …

05.10.2020

Maria Manuela Oliveira- Refugee camps in Greece

Name: Maria Manuela Rodrigues S. Oliveira Age: 72 Country of origin:Portugal Organization/Institution: A Drop in the Ocean Organization’s social networks: https://www.drapenihavet.no/en/home/ Photos of you and your project: When did you become interested in working, volunteering or being an activist in …

09.09.2020

First They Killed My Father

Inspired by a book with the same title, written by activist Loung Ung, the movie tackles the issue of forced displacement, child encampment and Internally Displaced People (IDPs). Realized and directed by Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy, the movie is …

04.09.2020

I AM NOJOOM, AGE 10 AND DIVORCED

Ten year old Jemenite girl asks a judge in Sana’a to grant her a divorce from a horrible marriage, after she was married away to prevent a public scandal after a rape of her sister. Imbd link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4313646/?ref_=kw_li_tt