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Last week our UNICEF TY Activists attended an Advocacy Workshop with us in Dublin, and spent the rest of the week advocating for change in their own communities as part of their TY Work Placement. Some wrote blogs to tell us about their week! 

Liadh Farago tells us about her week at Dominican College Sionhill

Because of a busy school schedule this week we were forced to carry out our main activity (presenting to the three fourth year classes) on Friday. We discussed the workshop, the global goals and most importantly talked about our chosen topic. This topic was gendered toys. 

We passed around materials and gave facts, we read out the results of our survey (to which we had gotten 127 replies) and broke down some gender stereotypes caused by gendered toys. We got a very positive reaction to this, with many students pledging to sign up to U-Report Ireland.

Our peers reacted in a very positive manner, congratulating us on our work and showing a genuine interest for the issue. We were delight...

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