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· September, 2007

Stories about Youth from September, 2007

Oman: Rent Law and Life in Muscat

Oman's bloggers are ranting about increasing rent and driving in Ramadan in this round up of Omani blogs. Also, how was life before the opening of mega malls and are...

Bahrain: Halfway There!

From Bahrain this week: a mid-Ramadan celebration, great happiness to be at university, a description of some dating practices, and a packet of rice that just doesn't make sense!

China: Reality shows forbidden

No one would forget how popular Super Girl was on 2005. As a talent-search reality competition, it created a miracle both in economy and culture impact. Besides over 400 millions...

Maldives: Facebook and blogs used to organize vigil to remember torture victim

On 19 September 2003 a conflict among some inmates of Maafushi Jail in the Maldives led to 12 of them being isolated from their cells. Among the isolated was Hassan...

Egypt: Ramadan Musings

It's fair to say the month of Ramadan provides a unique experience for all parties involved, the fasting followed by excessive eating, the excessive eating followed by excessive partying and...

Palestine: Digital Resistance

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah writes about digital resistance in this post.

Saudi Arabia: Bullied to become a Good Muslim

Sarah from Saudi Arabia writes about her experiences in being ‘bullied’ to become a good Muslim.

Chile: Microsoft's School of the Future in Peñalolén

Luis Ramirez writes about Microsoft's new “School of the Future” that was launched in the municipality of Peñalolén, which is only one in 12 schools that will implement this educational...

Bahamas: Education Challenges

Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit examines the problems facing Bahamian education.

Russia: Nashi

Darkness at Noon writes about the pro-Kremlin youth movement Nashi and the impact they may have on Russia's political development.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: HIV/AIDS Awareness

“As far as am concerned, fighting the HIV war calls for effective use of all available tools”: Blogging from St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Abeni comments on a steamy ad...

Bahamas: State of Education

Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com blogs about the report on the state of education in the Bahamas.

Mexico: Discriminatory Tendencies of Mexico City Youth

The recent National Youth Poll found that many youth in Mexico City would not accept having a homosexual as a neighborhoor or live with someone with HIV/AIDS. Vivir Mexico [ES]...

Kenya: Kenyan kids on politics and tribalism

Sue notes that Kenyan kids are influenced by political discussions in the country: When new political parties are formed, they know it is for which tribe. It was just the...

Bermuda: Cause and Effect

IMHO.bm thinks that fixing the problems with Bermuda's youth requires a return to family values.

Barbados: STIs

Barbados Underground refers to an article which suggests that “Barbados maybe losing the battle against the spread of sexually transmitted infections among the youth.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Hail to the $100 Laptop

Seldo.Weblog reviews the $100 laptop: “This feels like the real deal.”

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions is pushing for a referendum on granting Russian official status as a national language, in addition to Ukrainian. Below is a selection of views...

Russia: Conference on Renewable Energy Sources

Web 2.0. is finally coming to the Balkans: SeminarskiRad.com, a portal based on the share principle and offering free resources to Serbian students, has become really popular very quickly. A...

Cambodia: Blogging from Siem Reap

Cambodian blogger and Global Voices Author Tharum Bun talks to fellow blogger Vireak from Seam Reap. Tharum asks Vireak about his motivations for starting and maintaining his blog. Vireak shares...

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