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· July, 2007

Stories about Youth from July, 2007

Russia: Nashi's Expelled Member Talks

Sean's Russia Blog translates a former insider's look at the pro-Putin Nashi youth movement.

China: The hair blogger

Ben Ross, an American blogger in Fujian province, hit the bloglight this year when he began working full-time in a Chinese barber shop, blogging his way through the month and...

Kyrgyzstan: HIV scandal

Bonnie Boyd reports of a scandal in southern Kyrgyzstan in which nine children have contracted HIV/Aids due to medical and institutional negligence.

Bahamas: Crime, Church & State

WeblogBahamas.com republishes an article that deals with the challenges of crime and the separation of church and state.

Iraq: Iraqi Child Refugees in Syria

Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about a charity tennis tournament intended for late October: “Our goal is to push the envelope and help the Kyiv community recognize the problems related...

Sri Lanka: Children and the homeland

Whisperings on raising children far away from where the parents come from.

Jamaica: Forrest and Freedom

“This is what I feel writing and self-publishing has given me the right that I was born with–permission to speak.” Forrest Gump helps Jamaican blogger Geoffrey Philp understand the meaning...

Cambodian Blogger on Blogging

GV's Cambodian author Tharum Bun interviews Borin Ly, an Internet enthusiast and an avid blogger. Borin talks about his blogging experience and his motivations for creating the blog. Cambodia has...

Bahamas: While We're On The Subject…

The banning of laptop computers in the Bahamas’ House of Assembly, the felling of an old tree and the performance of a young athlete are just some of the topics...

Egypt: Water Problems

Egyptian Baheyya writes about water shortages and the problems they cause in Giza, Egypt.

Russia: Olimpiada

Sochi Travel reports that since the victory in the 2014 Sochi Olympics bid, several newborn girls have been named Olimpiada.

Israel: No Fun for Palestinian Children

Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.

Libya: No Help for Iraqi Children

Highlander from Libya is enraged that while there is a helpline for Harry Potter fans, Iraqi children are left alone to deal with the atrocities and horrors of war.

Israel: New Textbook

Issandr El Amrani, who is based in Egypt, suggests that Israel is an apartheid state because its Arab citizens have separate schools and textbooks.

Russia: Nazi Attack Environmentalists

Sean's Russia Blog reports on the recent deadly attack on a camp of Russian anti-nuclear activists – here and here.

Egypt: Soccer Counters Terrorism, Blogger Helps Drug Addict, Blogging Egypt's History and More

In this week's round-up from Egypt there are so many intertwined stories. One blogger is asking: what is the relation between soccer and terrorism? We also have an interesting story...

Czech Republic: Ukrainian Kids Abandoned

Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about Ukrainian babies abandoned in the Czech Republic.

China: The complicated issue of abandoned children

Jemimah Steinfeld from Shanghaiist reports on the effect of one child policy that makes domestic adoption of abandoned children more difficult.

Podcast: Intro to the Nari Jibon Project

Just three weeks ago the Nari Jibon center in Dhaka, Bangladesh was announced as one of five recipients of the first round of Rising Voices outreach grants. This introductory podcast...

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