Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Digital Storytelling as a Form of Youth Development

Shira and team prepared this video for the 55th meeting of the Commission
on the Status of Women which took place Feb 21-25, 2011.

The practice of storytelling is a fundamental practice in communities
through out the developing world. Storytelling allows for monumental
moments of times past to be preserved through oral history, it is seen as
a form of intangible cultural heritage. Because of this, storytelling is a
practice already entrenched in the minds of youth from developing
communities. They understand the implications of storytelling and the
positive impacts it has.

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