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Stories about Youth
18 September 2016
"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.
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."
3 September 2016
28 August 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
25 August 2016
24 August 2016
‘Safe Schools': Life-Saving Anti-Bullying Program or Radical Sexual Indoctrination? Australians Can't Agree.
A petition opposing 'Safe Schools' - a program designed to promote acceptance of LGBT students - has reignited national debate over how far school inclusion policies should go.
20 August 2016
Ha'e Kuera Ñande Kuera: Reggae and Hip-Hop Expanding the Guarani Culture by Dialoguing With the World
Meet the musical group created by Mbyan youths from Misiones, in Argentina, who compose their realities in the Guarani language and use citizen media to talk about identities.
"While the toad's era was not free, it looked better than [Xi's] era...Chinese people worshiping the toad is similar to prisoners in confinement, missing their brief outdoor recess."
16 August 2016
"Although, she couldn't improve her nat'l record, I am proud that #GaurikaSingh swam to glory for Nepal as youngest athlete in #Rio2016."
14 August 2016
13 August 2016
Aside From the Singaporean Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps, Meet the Other Southeast Asian Olympic Gold Medalists
Singapore and Vietnam have bagged their first ever Olympic golds in Rio, Thailand has topped the podium twice and the Philippines has ended a two-decade medal drought.
4 August 2016
Standing up for women's rights is tough enough without being poor, black, or marginalised. One blog will speak out for Caribbean women at the upcoming Black Feminisms Forum in Brazil.
"[University officials] explained that while the school did not prohibit families from asking their domestic helpers to tidy up students’ dorm rooms, they did not encourage it..."
28 July 2016
A Documentary Shows Macedonian Students Are Still Living in Dismal Conditions, Despite Government Promises
"This is an everyday picture of a student who is not from the capital and does not have money to pay for an apartment."
27 July 2016
"For many years they've told us we have to get used to the political class' privileges, but today in Jalisco we heard the historic call of society: no more impunity."
26 July 2016
The Australian government is to set up a Royal Commission to look into the shocking abuse of children in a Northern Territory youth detention centre.