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· June, 2008

Stories about Youth from June, 2008

Pakistan: A Career in the Civil Services

All Things Pakistan on how a career in the administrative backbone of the country – the civil services is no longer an attractive option.

India: On Child Labour

The issue of child labour is complicated, and Pr3rna wonders if stopping the children from working actually makes the issue worse.

Kuwait: Video Games, Newspapers and Female Bloggers

Who should regulate the video gaming scene in Kuwait? This and many other questions are on the minds of Kuwaiti bloggers in this round up. Forzaq8 speaks of laws dealing...

Angola: Photo reportage by a reader

JotaCê Carranca [pt] blogs some interesting pictures sent by a reader of the blog, first a creative wooden vehicle which looks like a bike found in the streets of Bocoio,...

Cambodia: Riding the Wave of Change

In a country where men tend to have more privileges in family and society, a new wave of change is about to begin. Sopheap Chak is another urban woman with...

Czech Republic: Child Abuse Case

The Czech Daily Word is posting updates on the shocking child abuse court case being heard in Brno now.

Cuba: Above average

The Cuban Triangle comments on the astonishing results of a UNESCO education study on third and sixth graders, in which Cuban students did so much better than the rest of...

Armenia: FUNarchists

Seetizen, the blog of a youth activist, comments on the approach taken by a new youth initiative in the country. The blog says that by encouraging young Armenians to develop...

Dominican Republic: Questioning the Milk Given to School Children

The Dominican Republic is in the midst of a milk scandal, in which the Ministry of Education and producers are being accused of providing "whey" or "sugar water" to the...

Serbia: Free Wi-Fi Zone Vandalized

LimbicNutrition Weblog reports that the recently installed free wi-fi zone in Students Park in Belgrade has been vandalized.

Armenia: New Youth Initiative Action

The Armenian Observer reports on the second action staged by the newly formed HENQ Youth Initiative while my The Caucasian Knot also covers the flash mob staged today in the...

Armenia: Children's Political Park

Unzipped comments on the latest move taken by the authorities to prevent tomorrow's planned rally by the radical opposition in the Armenian capital. In order to prevent supporters of the...

Lebanon: Prostitution

Bech writes about prostitution in the Palestinian refugee camp of Sabra and elsewhere in Lebanon.

Russia, Moldova: Pioneers

Scraps of Moscow writes about the Young Pioneers organization in Russia and Moldova.

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Small Shoes

Trinidad and Tobago-based artist Chris Cozier posts a photo of a child's shoes taken on his last trip to Haiti: “Something about the way that the shoes had become so...

Kenya: Update from online charity

An update from AVIF volunteers in Kenya: Just a quick update from the Mercy Home to fill you all in on our visit and show you how all the money...

Czech Republic: Legal Age

The Czech Daily Word writes about “legal age” in the Czech Republic.

Afghanistan: FLOTUS Laura Bush visits Afghanistan

The Rumi reports that America’s First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday June 8, 2008.

Azerbaijan: Alcohol Dependency

Azerbaijan — A Part of Europe examines the extent of alcohol dependency among youth in the country. The blog comments on new trends in social drinking and alcoholism which can...

Ukraine: Charity Tennis Tournament

Scenes from the Sidewalk is posting updates on the Strokes Against Hopelessness charity tennis tournament, currently being held in Kyiv.

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