Human Rights

If students are wondering what they can do to fight for human rights, an organization called Amnesty International has the answer.
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A Life of Torture: The Women of Afghanistan

During the past decade, various armed factions in Afghanistan have used women as weapons of war, engaging in rape and sexual assault and forcing women into prostitution.
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Prairie Journey 2000

The Praire Journey 2000 is a trip across the prairies by 30 students from Frontenac School and David Livingstone School. Their website provides information on prairie projects from schools across Canada as well as updates on their progress as they travel.
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This is the face of Thalassemia...

Over 3 million North Americans are carriers of the genetic trait for Thalassemia, a fatal blood disease. It strikes predominately those of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern or Asian ancestry, and occurs in as many as one in five people of certain Italian and Greek populations.
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Afro-Can Club Celebrates Black History Month

The 2000 Black History Month Celebration at Oakwood High was one not to be missed. The celebration is to acknowledge the leadership and dedication of students of Afro-Canadian background across the board.
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Smoking - The Actual Facts

Did you know that recent research has shown that tobacco smoke (also known as ETS) can cause lung cancer?
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Life Troubles

I didn't even realize that she was that depressed, until I receive that call from her mom telling me that she had killed herself. She was my best friend, and now I would never be able to talk to her again. The only way I can visit her is by starring at her grave stone with her favourite flowers covering that dirt. If only I had seen the signs; maybe, just maybe, she would still be alive.
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Youth Dialogues

Rural youth dialogues will be held in small towns all over BC. The forums, presented by Community Futures, allows youth aged 16-25 to voice their opinions on why young adults want to leave rural areas, as well as solutions why they should stay.
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