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Marriage: Outcome of love or force?

By Diversity Speaks
Image by UNICEF By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Is marriage an outcome of love or force? Have you ever thought about how many underage girls are forced into marriages? It’s fine if you didn’t since in some countries it is less practised or completely unheard of. Others don’t JUST think about child marriages, they LIVE out these atrocities on a daily basis. In today’s world with the constant fight for gender equality, elimination of misrepresentation, and human rights, there are a lot of silenced issues....
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Valentines Day: Around the Globe

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Photo Credit: China News   Valentines Day: Around the Globe By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Already feel fed up with this combination of words? I feel you! It is interesting to note how, even among the same culture, there is a division between celebrators and haters of the ‘Day of Love.’ I guess the secret behind the negative reaction from some fellow Russians is that according to “Vzglyad” – the Russian newspaper – Saint Valentine identified as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, so it…

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#10YearChallenge

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By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Did you know that only 8 countries in Europe have legislation making sex without consent – rape?  Approximately 9 million women in EU have been raped after the age of 15. Not so long ago it was perfectly legal to discriminate against women in the workforce, place job listings only for men, and pay women less. There were no women doctors or lawyers, and in some countries, women had no right to vote or decide their own maternal healthcare. With...
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Welcome to Diversity Speaks

By Diversity Speaks
By ICDO Member – Lizaveta Vozjakova, From Russia with Love. Have you ever found yourself googling information about other cultures? If yes, then you are in the right place. Our goal at ICDO is to promote intercultural dialogue by focusing on different cultural aspects and values. Diversity Speaks is a platform where every week the members of the ICDO team will present new discussion topics covering everything from customs and traditions, communities, various social barriers that are influencing society, and much more. Just like our readers, our team members are...
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  Bridging Diversity: Art and Expression April 16, 2019 Bridging Diversity: Art and Expression Location: United Nations Headquarters, Vienna International Centre In the third phase of "Bridging Diversity: Bosnia and Herzegovina" ICDO organized a two-week art exhibition and essays reading in the UN Headquarters in Vienna. OBJECTIVE: Foster intercultural dialogue and provide a platform for freedom of expression and open communication between youth from three ethnicities in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina through art and writing. KEY STAKEHOLDERS: Youth from all three ethnicities (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian), government officials, representatives from international...
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  Bridging Diversity: Education October 26 Bridging Diversity: Education Location: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina Activities: Educational Workshops On the 26th of October 2018, ICDO launched the first phase of the long-term social and development project "Bridging Diversity: Bosnia and Herzegovina" in Trebinje, with the goal of development of cultural interaction between youth from three ethnicities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. OBJECTIVE: Foster intercultural dialogue and provide a platform for freedom of expression and open communication between youth from three ethnicities im post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina through specifically tailored workshops and training...
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