Human Dignity Curriculum Crucial for Kids in Iraq, says WYA member

WYA Iraq has implemented two in-person CTP (Certified Training Programs) for a local school and Liva Karwan, the WYA Iraq chapter leader, shares the success of the program. “Bullying was a thing at the school”, Liva says, “So we told them our plan to implement the CTP and HDC programs”. The school loved the idea […]

Step Forward: Respecting Human Rights Against Racism

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations once said: “Wherever we see racism, we must condemn it without reservation, without hesitation, without qualification.” Every single day, each one of us can stand against racial prejudice and bigoted behavior. Let us build a world free of racism and discrimination in which all of us can claim […]

Solidarity by Heart: The Child Ryan Oram and the World’s Rush

Who has not heard of the Moroccan child Ryan Oram, who fell into the well? Who did not grieve for him and feel the pain of losing him with his family? This was the state of the world about two weeks ago. We were all worried about the Moroccan child Ryan fell into the well, […]

Culture and Religion as Political Instruments in the Modern World

It goes without saying that culture, religion, and politics go hand in hand, and this has been witnessed since the beginning of time. Religion and culture have been taken into consideration in the political decision-making sphere since humans were able to administrate themselves. This can be shown in how, throughout history, political decisions have been […]

Let’s be the voice of our voiceless Afghan sisters

After taking some of the main provinces of Afghanistan, on August 15, 2021, the Taliban stormed Kabul, the capital city. Afghan politicians including the president, Ashraf Ghani, fled the country some days before the Taliban’s arrival at Kabul. The military fell and the soldiers, police, and armies gave up. The whole country has been going […]

Together to Save the Planet and Humankind

Climate change is a very important topic especially these days as we keep witnessing drastic changes in the planet from increased wildfires to the rising of sea levels, to the death of certain types of animals all around the world.  Temperature data showing rapid warming in the past few decades, the latest data going up […]

My Certified Training Program Journey

The world would look different today if people could see the similarities among themselves more than their differences. We, as human persons, would gift so much happy moments to each other everywhere and at any time. Through the Certified Training Program. I came to find the most unique similarities, common among the whole human persons, […]

My Journey in Answering: “Who am I?”

I’ve always been the type of girl who reflects a lot on life and overthinks. Since I was 6 years old, I’ve always wondered about what would I want to become in the future. I told myself that I want to become a teacher because I was so influenced by my professors back then, later […]

Ecuador, an Example to Follow

[su_tabs active=”2″][su_tab title=”English”]   Afghanistan has suffered for a long time, but in recent months its situation has worsened. This is due to the withdrawal of U.S. troops and the taking of hostages by terrorist groups. For this reason, Afghans have been forced to leave their country searching for a more prosperous future. Obviously, the […]

Welcoming Sofia Piecuch, WYA Foundation Director of Advocacy

WYA warmly welcomes our new Director of Advocacy, Sofia Piecuch.   Sofia holds a Master of Global Affairs degree from the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, where she specialized in refugee and migration policy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies from Saint Mary’s College. Before […]