Heal your depths

written by Afraa Maiza, Tunisia

If you tried everything and the disease is still there, if you have tried all kinds of medicine and no results, if you have pain in a specific part of the body and you have not found an explanation for it, if you follow a 100% healthy life, and yet you get sick with a serious diseases, if you do not find a reason for your illness, it may be an internal feeling resulting from traumas in life.

Unfair Starting Lines: Understanding Disadvantages
in North African Youth Opportunities

written by Mbarka Zekri, Tunisia

In North Africa, the starting line for youth pursuing their dreams is not uniform. While some individuals are granted access to quality education, familial support, and opportunities, others contend with familial obligations, limited resources, and a lack of educational infrastructure. These factors establish a fundamentally uneven playing field.

Kill Your Darlings

written by Afraa Maiza, Tunisia

Do you know what the saying “kill your darlings” means? “Most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities.” ~Dalai Lama I asked on Facebook about the topic of “giving up attachment,” and I collected some opinions: Sufyan says: “To be attached to… Continue reading Kill Your Darlings

The importance of science

written by Afraa Maiza , Tunisia

“We use cameras of their own making, we download pictures on computers we imported from them, we open the internet whose network they invented for us, we enter the Facebook that they chained us to, and we wear clothes with their brands written on them…”

Brain drain and illegal immigration in Tunisia:
Bleeding from both sides

written by Afraa Maiza, Tunisia

Death boats, the name given to the boats that carry illegal immigrants on board. Boats carrying young people at the age of flowers, with their dreams, aspirations and hopes. But these are boats that don’t give life as much as they hope. These are boats that carry inevitable death, if not for all, then for the thousands of them.

Love and life

written by Garali Safouen, Tunisia

Numerous songs, poems to novels and movies are dedicated to love, it is one of the most enduring subject for artworks through the ages; just try to imagine how much its related to the historical, cultural, and even evolutionary human experience!

Children‘s Rights in Tunisia

written by Malek Talbi, Tunisia

According to the Article 47 of the Tunisian constitution, “the state must provide all forms of protection to children without discrimination, in accordance with their best interest”. The gap between legal texts and their implementation, however, is exacerbated by the lack of an independent mechanism for monitoring children’s rights.

MediActive Youth Project
website created


As part of the “Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board” project coordinated by CDER, a special website dedicated to media literacy and media activism of young people was created: The overall project objective is to build the capacity of youth organizations, youth workers and young people, and to develop new educational online resources in… Continue reading MediActive Youth Project
website created

Media literacy training for youth workers successfully implemented


Within MEDIActive Youth project on media literacy, the training course has been successfully held in Belgrade from 25th June to 2nd July 2022. The training, hosted by Centar za drustveno ekonomski razvoj (CDER), had 21 youth worker participants, 3 from each partner NGOs. It was led by experienced CDER trainers. The goal of the training… Continue reading Media literacy training for youth workers successfully implemented