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· January, 2010

Stories about Youth from January, 2010

28 January 2010

Haiti: Teen Found Alive

Japan: In Choosing a Job (or Company)

With limited work experience, how does one make the decision on which company to work for, straight out of university? The question carries weight when you take in the fact...

26 January 2010

College Students Protest on Japanese Employment @ TOKYO

Spurred by a protest late last year by a small number of college students in Hokkaido Prefecture, a number of students in Tokyo organized for a demonstration protesting against Japan's...

Haiti: Youth Step It Up for Earthquake Relief

Conversations for a Better World

As Haiti's government raised the confirmed earthquake death toll to 150,000 earlier this week, there is particular concern for the well-being of the country's most vulnerable - its young people....

25 January 2010

Bangladesh: 3rd Person Singular Number

Bahamas, Haiti: Solidarity

Japan: Doraemon Jet

Timor Police Brutality Video

Police brutality in Timor-Leste is not new, but getting it on video is. This is something of a “Rodney King” moment for Timor-Leste and its police service.

24 January 2010

China: How does the young generation view Confucius

A rumor circulated on the web that all the 2D versions of Avatar have been pulled out of the Chinese cinemas to make way for the domestic movie Confucius. Despite...

23 January 2010

Azerbaijan: Demonstrations in London and Paris for imprisoned video blogging youth activists

On the same day that an appeal court hearing for imprisoned blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli was adjourned, supporters of the two men protested outside the Embassies...

Haiti: Teens’ perspectives on the earthquake

Although the coverage of the aftermath of the 7.3 earthquake which has left Haiti's capital partly devastated, has been massive, one group of Haitian bloggers has been overlooked - teenagers....

Saudi Arabia: Moving closer to child marriage ban

22 January 2010

Video: Drug legalization and life post-prohibition

There are groups of people advocating for the legalization of drugs, but what would that actually mean? From Hungary to Colombia, from youth to teachers, from cops and clergy, individuals...

Peru: Metallica Rocked in Lima

Internationally-known rock bands do not play in Lima, Peru very often. When do they do, as the case of Metallica, interest and profits reach high levels. However, not all are...

South Africa: The Polygamist President – “Doing a ‘Zuma'”

The President of South Africa has decided, once again, to marry. The number is up to 5 this time with recent news saying he's engaged to his sixth. The man...

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