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· September, 2008

Stories about Youth from September, 2008

29 September 2008

Afghanistan: Students on Hunger Strike

Lebanon: A Blogger's Debut

Myanmar: Aid still needed

Five months after the devastating cyclone which killed and displaced at least a hundred thousand people, Myanmar is slowly recovering. Relief efforts may be improving but international aid is still...

D.R. Congo: Legislator faces rape allegations

Deaf Awareness Week: Organizing Offline activities Online

This last segment of the Deaf Awareness Week (part 1, part 2) shows us how the deaf use their videos to organize their communities and strenghten their offline ties.

26 September 2008

Ripples of the China Milk Scandal in Africa

In China, an estimated 13,000 children have fallen ill since the tainted milk scandal broke. Chinese influence has grown in Africa in recent years, as have imports of all kinds...

24 September 2008

China: Illegitimate Girl Deprived of the Right to Education

An illegitimate girl of primary-school age in Zhuhai, South China, was turned away by the local schools, because her mother is not able to afford the hefty fine for illegitimacy,...

China: Infant Formula Scandal Highlights Decline in Breastfeeding

Health authorities in China reported this week that nearly 53,000 children have become sick after consuming tainted infant formula. As the effects of these contaminated dairy products become more widespread,...

Japan: Manga teaches children danger of fast food

Deaf Awareness Week: Striving for Quality Education

On this second part of the Deaf Awareness Week posts (part one), we bring you a perspective on education for the deaf, and the different challenges it implies. First, from...

China: Chinese Websites Trapped In Milk Powder Gate

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