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· December, 2007

Stories about Youth from December, 2007

31 December 2007

Afghanistan: From Bhutto to Christmas, Child Marriage to the Plight of Women

Joshua Foust briefly considers the murder of Benazir Bhutto, then looks at what else is affecting the country—notably, the growing problem of child sexual exploitation.

Philippines: Sweet Treat

Brazil: OLPC After First Round of Bidding

30 December 2007

Sudan: The Aftermath of the Teddy Bear Circus

Not surprisingly, about a month ago the Sudanese blogosphere's main topic and attraction was the teddy bear circus which received a huge amount of global media attention.

Japan: Web visionary Umeda Mochio

While famous in Japan as a web visionary, Silicon Valley resident Umeda Mochio, president of Muse Associates, co-founder of Pacifica Fund and board member of the Japanese bookmarking and diary...

29 December 2007

Jordan: Film Festivals, Citizenship Law and More

From a film festival in Dubai, a Jordanian film maker is making his debut at Sundance. Mohammad Al Azraq reports on that as well as the citizenship law in Jordan,...

27 December 2007

Russia: Ded Moroz Ad Banned; Yolki in Moscow

China:Seething Eve on Nankai Campus

Though it is not the first time for a crash between pass-by vehicles and students riding bicycles, in the campus of Nankai University, such a significant accident is unprecedented. Hundreds...

Iran:Islamist students want action against corruption

Guatemala: Changes in Adoption Laws

China: Green Game for Children?

Bolivia: Christmas as a Child

23 December 2007

Japan: Economics of the “Illegal” Download

Following on recent moves by the government to regulate the Internet, plans for regulation in other areas of online communication have been moving ahead apace in Japan. Among these is...

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