Stories about Youth from October, 2007
In a comment to MoldovAnn‘s recent post about Chernobyl aid organizations, executive director of one such charity mentions new approaches to rehabilitation of children affected by the 1986 catastrophe. The charity – Chernobyl Children's Project International – has a blog, too, and one of the stories there is about a...
Scenes from the Sidewalk posts some pictures and writes about a charity tennis tournament that took place in Kyiv last weekend.
TimorSunshine thinks every child born in East Timor is a miracle.
“Coming from where I come from, I know a thing or two about injustice”: Jamaican Marlon James weighs in on the case of the Memphis Three.
Atanu Dey raises some questions about banning child labour, especially relevant in the context of recent media reports about GAP sourcing its clothes from vendors who use child labour.
School excursions are memorable experiences. Being in unfamiliar circumstances and spending several nights with friends give the chance to build stronger friendships and to better understand teachers and other friends. But recently school excursions have become a source of dispute, as wealthier students can afford trips to places that poorer...
The beatroot is wondering who he is going to “write about for the next two years,” now that Roman Giertych has been forced out of politics, along with his party, the League of Polish Families, which “got a miserable 1.3 percent in Sunday’s election.”
Tan sólo unas burbujas [ES] asks blog readers for help and asks for doctor recommendations to help her very sick nephew in Lima, Peru.
British journalist Matthew Collin writes in a new blog from Georgia about two recent scandals which illustrate to what extent homophobia has taken hold in what is otherwise still considered to be the most liberal country in the Caucasus. On This is Tbilisi Calling he details both, the most recent...
KZBlog tells about a seemingly international campaign to sew blankets for the Kazakhstani kids, noting that “it's all to cute”, while the Kazakh government launches series of competitions for the benefit of children.
Blog de mi Guatemala [ES] comes across a website for the organization Guatemala Miracles, where the agency charges $25,000 and up for honorariums to help couple adopt a child from that country.
Egyptian blogger Hatshepsut links to an article which discusses the plight of Iraqi refugee women in Syria, who have turned to prostitution to support their families and children.
Amerikan Turk discusses a new interest among people to enlist in the Turkish army.
Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit indulges in “a little road rage”.
Ramblings and Reason refers to a controversial song called called Trinidad and Tobago Sucks to illustrate the sentiment of “a certain segment of the under-thirty population who have educated themselves on the issues and find the local brand of politics, which refuses to deal with those issues, more than distasteful.”
The Life and Times of Michmac is disturbed about the conditions surrounding a vehicular accident in Grenada that claimed the life of a mother of one.
Kissing in public places can turn into a major issue and generate arguments. An adult is being tried in court for beating teenagers who were kissing at a metro station. He had also beaten a teenager who smoked in public. After the news, a blogger writes how he/she feels about others’ opinions about this accident.
Yuan Guiren, Chinese Vice Education Minister, emphasized the equal education rights for the migrant workers’ children at the CPC press conference last Saturday. However, the tough reality makes some migrant parents worried if they can find an adequate school for their children next term.
Cobertura Digital [ES] and the Blog de Palulo [ES] write about the 16-year-old Ecuadoran podcaster that appeared in the El Comercio newspaper.
Husband shows in 8 photos how two Iranian lovers were controled by a security agent and got into trouble.The agent checked their identity cards and found out they are not in the same family!
A video of Kids Camp in Burkina Faso: “Here is a short 4 minute video with clips of the Kids Camp run in Gorom-Gorom, Burkina Faso in August. It was run jointly by the churches of Gorom-Gorom, and by Glenwood Church.”