AYON, WB launch competition for youth
The Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON) and World Bank (WB) Nepal on Thursday launched a competition for youth, ages 18-25, on best ideas in response to the question “What Will It Take to End Gender-Based Violence in Nepal?”
The competition is part of the regional competition on the issue of gender-based violence launched in South Asia by the WB, said WB in a press statement adding that the competition seeks innovative ideas from the youth on this issue, to further inform the ongoing discussions.
“Submission in response to the question “What Will It Take to End Gender-Based Violence in Nepal?” will be in the form of SMS (text messages) and the responses can be submitted in both Nepali and English up to 140 characters long, including spaces.” said WB. “Entries must be received by Friday, March 15, 2013.”
The entries can submit their idea by SMS to 5455, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by postal mail to PO Box 798, Kathmandu, Nepal while they can also submit via Twitter using the hashtag #endgbv to @worldbanksasia.
The participants need to include full name, age, phone number, and email address, if any, said the bank.
The best entries will win a compact video camcorder. In addition, the winning messages may be highlighted at the World Bank’s Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C., as well as on the Bank’s and AYON’s website and social media channels. nepalnews.com