Stories about Youth from July, 2007
Sean's Russia Blog translates a former insider's look at the pro-Putin Nashi youth movement.
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 the several hairdos that came with it. Today he recaps the road to fame his hair has led him to,...
Bonnie Boyd reports of a scandal in southern Kyrgyzstan in which nine children have contracted HIV/Aids due to medical and institutional negligence.
WeblogBahamas.com republishes an article that deals with the challenges of crime and the separation of church and state.
Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.
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 to street children. We want to show people that these children can be rehabilitated and then create an avenue so...
Whisperings on raising children far away from where the parents come from.
“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 of freedom.
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 a very active blogging scene, with more and more young people going online. People who have just started blogging might find Borin's blogging tips handy.
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 Craig Butler blogs about at Bahama Pundit.
Egyptian Baheyya writes about water shortages and the problems they cause in Giza, Egypt.
Sochi Travel reports that since the victory in the 2014 Sochi Olympics bid, several newborn girls have been named Olimpiada.
Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.
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.
Issandr El Amrani, who is based in Egypt, suggests that Israel is an apartheid state because its Arab citizens have separate schools and textbooks.
Sean's Russia Blog reports on the recent deadly attack on a camp of Russian anti-nuclear activists – here and here.
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 by Isis, (Egypt-The Reality), who is helping a drug addict because of a blog post. Egypt-Napoleon's history is being profiled in a new blog and can a new fatwa (religious opinion) bring imprisoned Egyptian blogger Karim Amer back to life? There is also a follow up on the 11-year-old mother by Zeinobia.
Scenes from the Sidewalk writes about Ukrainian babies abandoned in the Czech Republic.
Jemimah Steinfeld from Shanghaiist reports on the effect of one child policy that makes domestic adoption of abandoned children more difficult.
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 offers some background information to Bangladesh, the current status of Bangladeshi women, and how the Nari Jibon project aims to use citizen media to help empower the voices of young women from Dhaka.
Legal News From Nepal on missing children and a report by the National Centre for Children at Risk.