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· February, 2011

Stories about Youth from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Argentina: Hackathons and Budget Transparency in Bahía Blanca

Technology for Transparency Network

As we have witnessed in the last month, there are moments in civic life that drive citizens to change and challenge institutions, to create solutions and to express their concerns...

25 February 2011

India: Are You A Toybanker Yet?

Guyana: What you find on the Internet

Bahrain: The TAKBEER Guy Meme

In an unexpected result of Bahrain's ongoing Day of Wrath protests, the social media community came together and created Bahrain's first bonafide internet meme: TAKBEEER Guy.

East Timor: Recruitment of soldiers

24 February 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: What's After Carnival?

Malaysia: Suicide a Rising Problem

Malaysia has recently been gripped by an alarming social issue: suicide. It is estimated that an average of 60 suicides every month are being committed in Malaysia. A young Malaysian...

23 February 2011

Egypt: Flag Unites Mosque and Church

Lebanon: 128 Dictators or More to Revolt Against?

While the Arab world has been and is still revolting against its dictators, the situation in Lebanon is a bit different and more complex. According to netizens Imad Bazzi and...

Puerto Rico: Conflictive One Day Walk-Out

Puerto Rico: A Student's Life Broadcast Through Youtube

Christian Ortega published the first episode of his regular web series "La Cabeza de Christian" back in the summer of 2009. Through LCC, as it is known for short, Christian...