In the region’s arid summer, our Post 2015 team literally scaled mountains meeting and talking with enthusiastic young people in order to take the pulse of youthin Kosovo. From scenic Dragash to north-most Mitrovica, from historic Gracanica to cultural Prizren, the team travelled the breadth of the region on a mission to gather from youth feedback on issues ranging from everyday social problems to their dreams and aspirations.
The OneMinutesJr gives young people, especially those who are underprivileged or marginalized, the opportunity to share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties, and viewpoints with the world, and to have their voices heard by a broad and diverse audience. To date, more than 3,150 youngsters from 97 countries have taken part in the programme.
There are many reasons why families don't register their children (extensively discussed in this UNICEF report); but the net impact is largely the same: unregistered children can be denied access to vital services and entitlements, increasing their vulnerability, and putting them at a disadvantage relative to their registered peers.