As newly graduated university students are entering one of the worst job markets since the Great Depression, many are feeling anxious, even hopeless. The current crisis could potentially take recent graduates years to recover from, and the fear of a financially insecure future may lead students to question their choice
For many, social media has become an essential part of everyday life providing unprecedented opportunities for interaction, engagement, and information. It is also, however, a breeding ground for online violence targeting young women. For the girls targeted these everyday spaces become inaccessible and unsafe. Plan International, an NGO promoting equality
In an interview with Swedish youth representative Sofia Brännström, we discuss what her role means and why the UN thinks it is important for countries to have youth delegates. We also get into how her work has changed due to the pandemic, what they have achieved so far and how
[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Dancing-for-Freedom-Finalmente_mixdown.mp3″ ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) This episode is a dialog about how political dissaproval and oppression has shown to take form in music. More specifically, how it has lead to a techno-revolution. Voice and Production: Luise Leder & Sanjin Alagic Listen to some of our other podcasts!
Alan Hofmanis at San Sebastian Horror and fantasy Film Festival / Picture: CC Bad Black (Wakaliwood): Alan Ssali Hofmanis Imagine yourself travelling down a dirt road into a slum, where electricity and plumbing is unreliable, outside the capital of Uganda. One might picture a place where people have a hard
Myanmar gained independence from Britain in 1948, yet its political situation has been unstable and entangled in complex civil conflicts involving the six major ethnic groups in Myanmar; the Arakanese, Chin, Kachin, Shan, Karenni, Karen, and Mon. Each of these groups have their share of grievances against Tatmadaw, the Myanmar
How to involve young people in politics? UPF’s President Michal Gieda and Vice-president Zigne Esltröm talk in Voices of UPF about the role that youth organisations like UPF play and need to play to engage young people in politics, by offering an open space for inclusive discussions about politics and
Daniel Ortega, president of Nicaragua, once stood at the frontline of his country’s leftist revolution, fighting for the emancipation from forty two years of dictatorship. Almost forty years later, as Ortega is serving his third consecutive term, large-scale protests against his presidency have resulted in hundreds of deaths and the
It’s time for the first update from the UPF travel crew! Isabella takes over the recorder and interviews her fellow travel mates about their flight. We also get to hear some fans’ views on the NFL game between NY Jets and New England Patriots. So sit back, tune in and
Human trafficking is a serious and terrible breach of human rights and a violation human dignity, yet it remains a lucrative illegal market globally. Estimates from the International Labor organization (ILO) show that profits from human trafficking reach 150 billion US dollars every year and affect over 20.9 million victims.