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Think twice 2021

Are you looking for a chance to migrate or for local opportunities? Do you believe everything you hear? Listen to this song recorded by young artists in El Salvador and Honduras. This video is part of the Think Twice campaign, created along with young people in the communities of Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, San Salvador and Santa Ana. Visit https://somoscolmena.info/en/piensalo2veces to learn more.

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Will you meet the love of your life here? #ThinkTwice

On social media not everyone is who they say they are. When you are chatting, protect yourself and make sure you know who is on the other side of the screen. Be careful! Traffickers in persons also recruit their victims online. This video is part of the Think Twice campaign, created along with young people in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Visit https://somoscolmena.info/es/piensalo2veces to learn more.

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Ximankub'a kab' maj! Listen to our song in mam.

Ximankub'a kab' maj! From the western highlands of Guatemala, an area from which many people leave the country, we bring you the song Think Twice in the mayan language Mam, performed by the group B'aktun Cero. Don't let anyone trick you! This video is part of the Think Twice campaign, created in Guatemala to inform people about reliable sources of information and how to avoid scams. Visit somoscolmena.info/piensalo2veces to learn more.

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Luis wants to migrate. Will it be as easy as he was promised?

Luis is being pressured to make a decision and do it now, but… will it be as easy as they assure him? This video is part of the Think Twice campaign, created in Guatemala so that people who want to migrate learn how to inform themselves in a safe way, avoiding believing rumors or being victims of deception. Learn more at somoscolmena.info/piensalo2veces.

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Chosen to work abroad. Is it true?

They offer you the plane ticket, a job and board, but… at what cost? This video is part of the Think Twice campaign, created in Guatemala so that people who want to migrate learn how to inform themselves in a safe way, avoiding believing rumors or being victims of deception. Learn more at somoscolmena.info/piensalo2veces.

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Thousands of people have strengthened their skills to identify deceptions and myths about migration, thanks to IOM campaigns

Under the principle that collectively built campaigns can help generate behavioral changes, 12 communities in 6 countries designed and now disseminate information campaigns that were adapted to the local context according to their particularities and needs. These campaigns are not satisfied with simply launching messages in mass media or social networks but have implemented community activities as a key element to trigger action. 

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