Youth Profiles

EGYPT: Education reaches girls at a child–friendly school in rural Egypt CAIRO, Egypt, 16 August 2010 – Yusriya, 13, wears her teacher–made crown with pride. A confident smile spreads across her face as she begins her class presentation on sanitation.
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GHANA: UNICEF–supported child–friendly schools bring education to rural Ghana TARIKPAA, Ghana, 17 August 2010 – Elizabeth, 12, is fighting to achieve a dream that was once also her father’s – completing an education.
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SUDAN: Schools in Southern Sudan offer new hope to children affected by war JUBA, Sudan, 11 August 2010 – Mark, 19, is a young man of exceptional resilience and determination. He is also a former child soldier. Like many thousands of young people in his country, he comes from a family that was broken by civil war.
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Oneminutesjr. videos

Oneminutesjr. are 60 second videos made by young people between the ages of 12 and 20 from around the world, through UNICEF-supported workshops. These videos have been selected to reflect some of the themes in SOWC 2011 report.