2 Lives: 2 Miles Apart videos

2 Lives:2 Miles Apart is a series of short films that highlights crucial issues impacting children. This year, we're highlighting the lives of two young persons who live with disabilities within the same country. We want to display in a positive way how they overcome barriers and what has to be done to further improve their lives. The countries featured are Malaysia, Armenia, Turkey, Uruguay, Mozambique, and the United States.  With English subtitles and International Sign Language.

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Dreams

All children have the right to follow their dreams. 15 year-old Micah is keen on acting. 11 year-old Emmanuel wants to be a meteorologist when he grows up. They both live in the United States, and share with us their passion and their aspirations. Because children of all abilities have the right to dream.

School

All children have a right to patient teachers, meaningful participation, and inclusive education. Laura and Carlos, two teenagers with disabilities from Mozambique, discuss their experiences at school.

Love

All children have the right to be informed about how their bodies change, how to have healthy relationships and how to deal with new emotions, like love. Travel with us to Uruguay to meet Dalila and Nicolas. These two teenagers share their thoughts about the education they have received on sexual health, the way they understand relationships, and the hopes they have for the future.

Love (with ISL translation)

All children have the right to be informed about how their bodies change, how to have healthy relationships and how to deal with new emotions, like love. Travel with us to Uruguay to meet Dalila and Nicolas. These two teenagers share their thoughts about the education they have received on sexual health, the way they understand relationships, and the hopes they have for the future.

Sport

Children of all abilities have the right to challenge themselves, expand their horizons and grow through participation in sports. Azril and Aaron live in Malaysia, and are competitors at the top levels of their sports. Azril is a pioneer of a new sport – blind futsal. Aaron is a gold medal-winning Special Olympian swimmer, who plans to add to his medal collection.

Sports (with ISL translation)

Children of all abilities have the right to challenge themselves, expand their horizons and grow through participation in sports. Azril and Aaron live in Malaysia, and are competitors at the top levels of their sports. Azril is a pioneer of a new sport – blind futsal. Aaron is a gold medal-winning Special Olympian swimmer, who plans to add to his medal collection.

Health

 Early diagnosis and intervention enable children of all abilities to reach their full potential. Meet Alanur and Azad, both 8 years old, living in Turkey, making music – and living with autism. Luckily, their parents were able to get the support they needed early in life. Now, they thrive in school

Health (with ISL translation)

Early diagnosis and intervention enable children of all abilities to reach their full potential. Meet Alanur and Azad, both 8 years old, living in Turkey, making music – and living with autism. Luckily, their parents were able to get the support they needed early in life. Now, they thrive in school.

Home

There is no substitute for the foundation in life that a happy home provides. Join Tigranuhi and Greta, from Armenia, as they tell us how they enjoy spending their days and the difference between being able to enjoy life at home versus life in an institution, where the chance to be with the ones they love the most, their families, is far less frequent.

Home (with ISL translation)

There is no substitute for the foundation in life that a happy home provides. Join Tigranuhi and Greta, from Armenia, as they tell us how they enjoy spending their days and the difference between being able to enjoy life at home versus life in an institution, where the chance to be with the ones they love the most, their families, is far less frequent.

  • Dreams -

    Dreams

  • School -

    School

  • Love -

    Love

  • Love (with ISL translation) -

    Love (with ISL translation)

  • Sport -

    Sport

  • Sports (with ISL translation) -

    Sports (with ISL translation)

  • Health -

    Health

  • Health (with ISL translation) -

    Health (with ISL translation)

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    Home

  • Home (with ISL translation) -

    Home (with ISL translation)

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