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Stories about Youth
20 October 2016
Skateboarding isn't popular in South Africa, especially in black communities. As one young Zulu puts it, "We are skateboarders because we want to live a life which is good...and awesome."
19 October 2016
The new regulations attempt to protect children by requiring hardware companies to install surveillance software on their devices, and by promoting treatments for "Internet addiction."
18 October 2016
An 'International Day of the Girl' celebration in an internally displaced person camp in Kachin State, Myanmar highlights the lack of government protection of victims of gender-based violence in Myanmar.
17 October 2016
In her speech, Fonia Wong Leung-fong urged young people to follow her example and work “four times harder than the average person."
14 October 2016
Trinidad & Tobago Opposition Member Slammed for Using Photos of Minors With Guns to Score Political Points
Were laws broken? Was the whole thing a red herring? Have politics sunk to a new low? After photos of children brandishing guns were shown in parliament, netizens have questions...
Evidence shows that the tradition of Black Pete is having a negative impact in the Netherlands, especially on young people, but the Dutch government has failed to tackle the problem.
7 October 2016
6 October 2016
"Kicha, you were adorable on the show. For a young six year old to be on Ellen's show was awesome and you did a great job. What an accomplishment."
2 October 2016
"After all that brouhaha, all the rage — it is time now to forgive the woman. For all the good she has done and sung, we owe her that…"
30 September 2016
"This unusual football field has proven that designing outside boundaries can help foster creativity used to develop these useful spaces."
27 September 2016
"Art becomes more important for the people to see and feel the reality, and motivate them to make changes in society."
26 September 2016
"I'm a direct victim of war and armed conflict. Yet if I have to give my hand to the murderers, I'm ready to do so because I believe in forgiveness."
18 September 2016
A Nigerian mother living in the diaspora is creating online videos of Yoruba-language nursery rhymes for all children to maintain their Yoruba roots.
"We cannot measure (or reward) human endeavour by money alone but withholding it sends a wrong message to society too."
17 September 2016
12 September 2016
"It still amazes me to see these makeshift courts everywhere and anywhere and people of all ages playing – sometimes in only flip flops."
8 September 2016
"Critical thinking is an ability, a competency that should be developed in physics, in mathematics, in psychology, or in any subject."
6 September 2016
Despite a massive push by the pro-China establishment to influence the vote, Hong Kong's opposition won three more seats than in 2012.
5 September 2016
Ruslan Sokolovksy’s alleged crime was filming himself playing Pokemon Go inside a Russian Orthodox cathedral. If convicted of the charges, he could go to prison for up to five years.
4 September 2016
"By starting a football club and encouraging women to join, we are saying to Patani society that women can do the same things men do."