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“Refugee children embrace opportunity to learn”

Children brim with positive spirit and eagerness to learn in spite of dire surroundings, writes Geetha Kanniah, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Malaysia who is volunteering to teach at a refugee... Read more

01.04.15

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“Winning in World Cup cricket unites a nation”

A World Cup cricket victory is more than a sports achievement. It can unite a country and build a positive national identity, writes Atikul Islam, 24, a Correspondent from Bogra in Bangladesh. Cri... Read more

01.04.15

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Interview with Gulalai Ismail, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2015 for the Asian Region

At 16, Gulalai established Aware Girls to provide young women with a platform for learning and advocacy. She led a team of 100 young female monitors of the 2013 Pakistan general elections, which exami... Read more

31.03.15

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“Democracy must not be misconceived”

Real democracy means more than casting a ballot on election day, writes Asim Nawaz Abbassi, 27, a Correspondent from Islamabad, Pakistan, who argues democracy also involves being aware of rights a... Read more

27.03.15

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“India’s reaction to Bangladesh’s 2015 cricket victory”

Cricket is a passion that India and Bangladesh share, but as Abdullah Al Hasan, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh writes, intense rivalry can threaten good relationships betwee... Read more

21.03.15

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