Katerina Canyon (Nepal)


Katerina Canyon (CONCERN)

Katerina Canyon (CONCERN in Nepal): Prior to her fellowship Katerina obtained a BA in creative writing from Saint Louis University, where she wrote for OneWorld Magazine and University News. She served as an international affairs intern at the Peace Economy Project, where she researched U.S. spending and involvement in military actions. At the time of her fellowship Katerina was studying for an MA in Law and Diplomacy at The Fletcher School, Tufts University. After her fellowship, Katerina wrote: “I look at the world and children differently. I am now starkly aware of the differences between the U.S. and other parts of the world.” kcanyon@advocacynet.org



03 Sep

Just a Girl

Not quite a woman but carries the burden of a mother brick laden knock-kneed and

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Posted Sep 03, 2014

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01 Sep

Home Again

Last Sunday, after 36 hours of flights and layovers, I made it back home to Boston,

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Posted Sep 01, 2014

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12 Aug

Artistic Depictions of Child Labor

Recently, CONCERN-Nepal held a painting contest for students in Bhaktapur. Students gathered from all over

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Posted Aug 12, 2014

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06 Aug

Kids Doing It for Themselves

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a Children’s Club Conference. Well over a

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Posted Aug 06, 2014

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30 Jul

A Call to Arms Against Child Labor

Last week, I took a trip to Bhaktapur with Dr. Bijaya Sainju, the executive director

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Posted Jul 30, 2014

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21 Jul

The Unseen Children

Home in America, I’m often struck by the lack of children. Not that I never

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Posted Jul 21, 2014

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17 Jul

Bits of My Life in Kathmandu

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Posted Jul 17, 2014

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11 Jul

A Visit to the Brick Factory

Last weekend was a pretty busy weekend for me.  I had the opportunity to visit

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Posted Jul 11, 2014

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28 Jun

Nepal’s Human Trafficking Narrative

As I mentioned in my last post, the State Department released the 2014 Trafficking in

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Posted Jun 28, 2014

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22 Jun

The 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report and Other Thoughts on Human Complacency

So this week wasn’t one of the most productive weeks of my life.  I started

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Posted Jun 22, 2014

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14 Jun

We Need to Fight Against Child Labor Everyday

I arrived to Kathmandu late Monday night. After close to 30 hours of flights and

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Posted Jun 14, 2014

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29 May

What Do I Expect During My Fellowship?

I honestly do not know what I should expect from this fellowship opportunity.  In my

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Posted May 29, 2014

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