What you agree to when you use this website:

Everything that appears on this site can be changed by us without telling you so. This is to make sure that this site does not present violent articles or things that may offend you or other readers. Please make sure that you read this page every once in a while to see if we have changed or updated anything about the rules of using this site. If you do not like any of the rules, please don’t use this site. We feel very strongly about our rules and it is important that you agree to them if you want to read or use the site.

About what is in this site:

This site (Voices of Youth) receives content from UNICEF and other websites or organizations. All of the UNICEF-created content is subject to UNICEF’s Terms of Use.

  • What you read on this site is written by members of Voices of Youth. To retain the originality of the youth’s creation, limited edits have been made. The statements on this website are the views of Voices of Youth members and do not necessarily reflect the policies or the views of UNICEF.
  • We’re trusting youas an author to make sure that everything you write about is accurate, and we can’t be held accountable for mistakes that you make, so please make sure to do a good job in your editing!
  • When you click on links on this site, some of them may lead you to other places on the Internet, so please keep that in mind and click carefully!
  • We have not checked out all of the other sites and we cannot guarantee that they are always accurate or reliable. We also do not support these sites, their opinions or anything that they are trying to sell. They are meant to be another place to have lively discussions and talk with more peers about topics that interest
  • Everything on this site is for youand your peers, not for commercial use.

Comments and Posts

Posting is great, but we want to make sure you do it respectfully! Please remember that everything you post is public. You are given the option to post your opinion and send messages on this site, but please make sure that you are always posting things that you would not mind people posting on your contributions to the website. If you post things that are not nice, such as personal attacks, harsh language or just things that are mean, we have the right to delete them immediately. We are here to help you, so if you submit something with grammar or spelling problems, we reserve the right to edit those things for you. If you want to keep something private, please do not send it to us for publication. Everything that you send to us, we can publish or send to other people.

Attribution policy

Please do not post comments on this site that you did not write. We are responsible for the content on this site, and you are responsible to only post things that you have written. If you decide to use someone else’s work, make sure that you have all of the proper permission to post it here. Unless we say otherwise, everything on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 Unported license.  If you’re wondering what that is, click the blue link: Creative Commons! You can reproduce the work from a digital file to a print file, as long as you do so in a manner that is consistent with the terms of that license. If you still have questions, please feel free to visit the Creative Commons FAQ page, where you will find more information.

Copyright Rules

You can republish images and other multimedia (like videos or audio) that we have used on the site as long as you do it in a way that is allowed by the license of the particular item that you’re publishing.

Anonymous blogging policy

In some countries (or in certain circumstances) many of you have requested to remain anonymous (nameless) in your blogging. That’s fine with us! If you feel like sharing your name or other information would put you in danger, just let us know and the Voices of Youth editors promise to let you remain anonymous.

We will do everything we can to make sure we can vouch for you when you blog anonymously, so please make sure to respect it and not abuse your position of anonymous blogger. Always write as if your name is attached to it.

Hey! Also please remember that these terms of use (like all of the other ones) are subject to change, so please make sure you are checking up on this page!