Through her social project, Child Post Yoga, which she founded when she was 15, Gillian from the Philippines wants abandoned children in juvenile centres know that they are loved and that they have not been forgotten. Yoga is a wonderful equalizer and an efficient tool to ensure inclusion. It is practical and can teach transformative life skills that will enable all children to succeed, while placing a sense of dignity back into their lives.
GARUDA BARU is a movement that aims to empower marginal children through a combination of sports activities, self-development, and advocacy. This movement is part of an international movement that builds a public awareness on the rights of children, to convey the message that there are NO CHILDREN WHO DESERVE TO LIVE ON THE STREET. Through the involvement in the Street Child World Cup 2018 in Russia, we are continuously working to develop strategies to gain the protection of
"Sports as an industry that can generate both economic growth and improve sustainability of lives in both urban and rural areas." Our Task Force Member, Yik Wai Chee (Rico) of Malaysia is the main feature of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Youth Flash Newsletter this week. In an interview with UNDESA, Rico shared his experiences on volunteering in vulnerable communities in Southeast Asia and his start-up "Crowdsukan", an online platform t