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· February, 2006

Stories about Youth from February, 2006

A Look at the Syrian Blogsphere

After a tense month of anti-violence campaigns, the Syrian blogsphere seemed to be quite calm this week… Discussions revolved about the new step from the US to give a $5...

Malaysia, Singapore: Dangers of Technology

The scandal involving a Singapore student's taped sexual adventures spread on the Internet continues to draw comment. Singapore's A Worm's perspective talks about the dangers of modern technology, while Life...

Indonesia: Tattoo Culture

IndCoup discusses tattoo culture in Indonesia. He explains: “The revival owed much to the popularity in Indonesia during the mid 1990s of US rock bands the Red Hot Chili Peppers...

Argentina: 82nd Child of the Disappeared Recovered

Jeff Barry links to an article in Argentina's largest daily, Clarín about the identification of a 28-year-old man by the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo as the son of...

Russia: Photos From “A Day in the Life of Children with Cancer”

Yekaterina Chistyakova links (RUS) to the site that has the 36 winning photos of this year's “Through My Eyes: A Day in the Life of Children with Cancer Around the...

Singapore: Cheerleader Sex Tape

All over the Singapore blogosphere are commentaries on an unfortunate high school cheerleader, nicknamed “Tammy NYP,” whose cellphone was allegedly stolen by a jealous classmate and whose sex video recorded...

Uganda: Child Soldiers

Uganda-CAN reports from the Northern region on the plight of child soldiers. Even after being rescued and returned home, the children still suffer from being stigmatised by their own families...

Hong Kong, Philippines: Right of Abode

Simon World comments on the possible far-reaching consequences of a recent decision to give two Hong Kong-born children of a Filipino domestic worker “right of abode” in the Chinese territory.

Trinidad & Tobago: Children's carnival

Photographer Stefan Falke posts photos the children's carnival in Trinidad, including a few of a band inspired by the Soca Warriors, the national football team.

Armenia: Hassling Rock'n'Rollers

ArmYouth Blog reports on heavy security at a rock festival and how stereotypes held by security caused trouble for concertgoers.

African women blogging this week

As per usual, African women have blogged about a variety of issues over the last week. Incidences of violence are rising in Uganda as the country prepares to hold general...

Armenia: Kinderdorf Interview

Oneworld Multimedia has additional photos from SOS Kinderdorf's facility in Armenia and an interview with its director.

Kyrgyzstan: The Law Students

The Golden Road to Samarqand reports on the opinions of Bishkek law students on current events in Kyrgyzstan.

Photo-Marathon: A Day in the Life of Children with Cancer

Yekaterina Chistyakova reports (RUS) that photo-marathon “Through My Eyes: A Day in the Life of Children with Cancer Around the World,” which took place Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Children’s...

A Year Ago: Russian Schools in Latvia

All About Latvia links to a year-old interview with Dmitry Katemirov, an ethnic Russian activitist of the Headquarters to Protect Russian Schools.

Ethiopia: Water raises birth rate

Researchers studying a water supply programme for Ethiopian villages found that it had many benefits, but one unpredicted result was an increase in the birth rate – from EthioBlog

Armenia: SOS Kinderdorf

Onnik Krikorian has two pages of photos and reporting on SOS Kinderdorf's village near Abovian, Armenia. The organization, which works in 132 countries, gives children without parental care the opportunity...

Pakistan: Students detained after demonstration

Pakistan: Students detained after demonstration

India: Valentine's Day

India: Valentine's Day

Ethiopia: trafficking of children and women

Ethiopundit reports on the plight of orphan and street children in Ethiopia…

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