Youth empowerment is an attitudinal, structural, and cultural process whereby young people gain the ability, authority, and agency to make decisions and implement change in their own lives and the lives of other people in a positive manner, thus include parents, teachers and professionals who would provide support, secure and safe environments for them to flourish to their full potential
By today, Respect Girls Project made 7605 social connections including you, much above 5000 likes we targeted. Now we have connected and it's our time to educate and empower girls to face harassment on internet by taking action, starting with empathy. We want to tell the world that We are serious and determined to stop harassment of girls on internet.
Now we are looking for young people with a social heart to lead this idea.
Shilpa Sayura lunched Sri Lanka ICT Student Society (SLIS) initiative on 4th July 2015 starting to develop group of ICT students of Ranabima Royal College. The project currently at infant stage aims to reach Island wide ICT students community to introduce Green ICT practices, advanced mobile and web technology. Shilpa Sayura is collaborating with 2015 Global GSM Award winner Dialog Ideamart, ISOC Sri Lanka, Kaputa.lk and YES Film School to develop a hybrid youth development project that will involve ICT, Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship disciplines. The youth technology skills development aims to reach rural masses with local language mobile technologies and information services.
In December 2014, A torrential Rain and Floods hit North Central Sri Lanka. Ambana is a an isolated village in Moragahakanda Division severely hit by Rain. Living on low lands by the Ambana river, they became first victims. The only bridge to reach their village was collapsed. They had no support for days. AYV Youth traveled to help flood victims with their media skills learnt at AYV. Youth explored the situation and with empathy created this media piece to becoming voices of the voiceless flood victims and shared among their friends and public in social networks. The youth media resulted support and relief for Flood Victims. This is one of their stories that created impact on society resulting from AYV social action.. - See more at: http://shilpasayura.org/uniportal/news/info.asp?xi=487#sthash.plgMjLyb.dpuf