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OPS! - Your Opinion, beyond Prejudice, against Stereotypes!


The opinion we have long had of somebody shuts our eyes and plugs our ears

(Marcel Proust)

“Some people have racial prejudice but don’t even realize”: has it ever occurred to you to think so?

If you are between 14 and 24 years old and want to speak your mind about racial prejudice the OPS! Contest – your Opinion, beyond Prejudice, against Stereotypes might be what you are looking for!

What are you waiting for? Availability is limited! 

Click here to register the contest and send us your content by August 26th! 

  1. What’s OPS?

OPS – your Opinion, beyond Prejudice, against Stereotypes is a UNICEF contest promoted by the U-Report on the Move platform to fight against prejudice, stereotypes and racism.

Tell us your story and give us your opinion. Answer either one of the following questions:

1) Have you ever thought  or felt that someone had racial prejudice against you? Tell us what happened, how you reacted or how you wish you had reacted!

Or

2)Have you ever thought “OPS! This thing I was told (or others were told) is based on racial prejudice, but no one noticed”?

Tell us what happened and how you reacted or how you wish you had reacted!

  1. What’s the prize?

The winners of the contest will get coupons worth up to 200 euros they can spend on music, tech items and much more!

Plus, winners will get the chance to start a vocational course, starting from September 2021, which will lead to creating an anti-racism campaing to be launched in March 2022!

  1. How do I register?

Registering for the OPS! contest is easy!

STEP 1: Fill out the registration form

STEP 2: Choose your category!

There are lots of ways you can enter the contest: find them out and choose the one for you!

Categories

  • Best Pic: 

Post a picture on Instagram and write a caption that answers either one of the questions above with the hashtags #OPScontest #changethenarrative #words4equality and tag the U-Report On The Move Instagram page!

  • Best Reel: 

Post a reel on Instagram which anwers either one of the questions above with the hashtags #OPScontest #changethenarrative #words4equality and tag the U-Report On The Move Instagram page!

  • Best video

Shoot a short video (max. 60 seconds – including any text, songs, visual effects etc.) where you answer either one of the two questions above and send it to ureportonthemove@gmail.com

  • Best paper

Write a fiction, poetry, theatre piece (or any other genre) of no more than 5 pages where you answer either one of the answers above and send it to ureportonthemove@gmail.com

  • Best illustration

Send a drawing, comic strip, poster or visual graphics that answers either one of the questions above to ureportonthemove@gmail.com

  • Best song

Record a short song that answers either one of the questions above and send it to ureportonthemove@gmail.com

  1. How will winners be chosen?
  • Best Pic: 

There will be 2 winners in the “Best Pic” category. One winner will be chosen by our jury, the other one will be chosen by the community, that will vote the most liked pictures on the Instagram stories of the U-Report on the Move page.

  • Best Reel: 

There will be 2 winners in the “Best Reel” category. The first winner will be chosen by our jury, the second winner will be the one that gets the most likes. 

  • Best video, best paper, best illustration, best song

For all other categories there will be 2 winners, both of whom will be chosen by our jury.

What are you waiting for? Enter the contest today!

  1. Super important!

If we want to fight against prejudice, stereotypes and offensive language, we need to set an example and avoid it ourselves!

That is why any content that includes insults, offense, unfair language or aggressive tones will be immediately excluded from the contest.

  1. Any doubts or questions?

If you have any doubts or questions on how to take part in the contest, or if you need support, please send us an email to ureportonthemove@gmail.com or find us on Messenger!


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