Asia Pacific Youth rolling launch of (((Demand Dignity)))
CONGRATULATIONS! You did it!! 30 May 2009
Together… Ten countries, 46 activities, youth voices amplified!
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IN AUSTRALIA: Youth activists in three cities collected signatures, facilitated voices activism and discussed the key campaign themes.
IN BANGLADESH: Two events were held, one in front of T.S.C, Dhaka University, where youth activists participated in placard demonstrations, human chains, signature petitioning and a quiz competition. The second event held in Rajshahi, where youth activists demonstrated their call to Demand Dignity.
IN HONG KONG:
Youth activists collected 85 signatures on petition to end forced evictions in Cambodia!
IN INDIA: An event hosted by YUVA, more than 30 activists developed placards and formed a chain, singing songs, sloganeering and demanding dignity for all!
IN JAPAN: Youth activists in Tokyo gathered in Shinjunku facilitating voices activism on business cards at the Earth Day Fair in Meiji Park.
IN MALAYSIA: Youth activists gathered to develop aerial art to (((Demand Dignity)))
IN MONGOLIA: Youth activists participated in training and collected Voices activism pieces after planned public activities were cancelled due circumstances beyond their control. Activists also took action online.
IN NEPAL: Hundreds of youth activists gathered in Kathmandu, joined by over 30 groups of peers throughout Nepal to (((Demand Dignity))). Photographs are available and a video will be made available.
IN THE PHILIPPINES: Four events organised by youth activists including video booths, snake rally, motorcade and rally were held Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro and Zamboanga City – all including activities to end forced evictions! Activists had a strong response from the public and widespread media coverage.
IN THAILAND: Youth activists participated in a day program in a house party.
Youth activists not near a local activity were encouraged to take action online through contributing a response to “What does living with Dignity mean to me?” and invited to take part in a map petition action. You can still do this NOW!