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Eating Disorders in Malta

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Leanne Gatt, Mikela Muscat Giglio, Nicole Saia, Veronique Magro  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

In this report we have carried out research in order to gauge the perception that Maltese people have about eating disorders and to be able to determine their views about the subject for a better understanding of the issues surrounding eating disorders and in the hope of raising more awareness about them.

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Don’t Judge People By Their Culture!

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Celine Spiteri, Kelly Caruana, Marta Baldacchino, Nicole Anne Buhagiar, Nicole Busuttil  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Maltese culture is evolving. This is because people with very diverse backgrounds and cultures are now calling this island their home. Our study focuses on whether this is accepted and embraced by Maltese citizens; do they think immigrants should be helped, and why? Through our study, which is based on 100 questionnaires distributed to a representative sample of the population, we discovered that different people of different backgrounds and ages have very different opinions on this topic.

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Do we eat responsibly? Choosing between fresh and frozen pre-packaged food.

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary School Sliema : Genuis Shantelle, Mifsud Millicent, Pace Thea, Spiteri Christina, Urpani Martha  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

According to the Hon. Mr. Christopher Fearne, Parliamentary Secretary of Health, ‘The global burden from unhealthy diets is a major issue that is neglected in high morbidity and mortality’ (Fearne, 2014) Given the high incidence of diseases and conditions related to a bad nutrition in Malta (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, overweight, etc.) we have chosen to investigate the choices of Maltese people when shopping for food…

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Different Colours, Same Rights

submitted by Saint Francis Secondary Sliema : Caruana Justyne Joy, Cocker Maia Anne, Ferriggi Naomi, Gatt Althea Lorraine, Mifsud Thea  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Even though different people have different skin colours and different cultures, we are all equal and we all deserve the same human rights. Our aim was to try to determine the attitudes of Maltese people towards people from different races, to determine whether they are racists and whether they are willing to change their opinion.

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Child Abuse in Malta

submitted by Saint Francis School Sliema : Bonavia Alessia, Sammut Elisa, Zammit Giulia Caroline, Zammit Kelly Marie  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, other, School notice board, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

We have chosen this topic because we believe that many Maltese children suffer from abuse, and that there is not enough awareness about it and how to deal with it. Our aim is to raise awareness about this issue and how to seek help. We would like to encourage children to overcome their fear to talk about this problem because by speaking about it they can help themselves and others, and decrease child abuse.

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