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· July, 2011

Stories about Youth from July, 2011

Plank Vietnam

Chile: Starbucks Employees on Hunger Strike

Japan: On Fake Glasses

Nigeria: Nigerian Girl Victim of Oslo “Coward” Terror Acts

SEE: Danica Radovanovic's Interview on Online Social Interactions

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Bahamas: Taking Precautions vs. Dengue

Poland: The State of Reading

A few weeks ago, a new social campaign - Reading in Poland - was launched by one of Poland's largest daily newspapers due to the fact that reading rates in...

Puerto Rico: Violence Against Children

Cuba: Call for Justice in Death of Teen

Jamaica: OCD Ghosts?

Azerbaijan: Fascinated by Georgia

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival is Business

Tajikistan: Minors prohibited from visiting places of religious worship

Philippines: Planking Against Education Cuts

Thousands of students in the Philippines took to the streets on July 19 to demand a higher budget for education from President Noynoy Aquino. The protesting students used the latest...

Norway: A Firsthand Account of the Massacre in Utøya

Prableen Kaur, a 23-year old local politician and youth leader from Oslo, has blogged a firsthand account of what she did to survive when a fanatic killer opened fire on...

Saudi Arabia: The Marriage of #Tabukgirl

Mona Kareem brings us the tale of #Tabukgirl and how this controversial story about a young girl being forcibly wed to a 60-year old man has sparked a strong response...

Jamaica: Suspect Charged in BMW Murder

Russia: “Double-Entry Bookkeeping” in Moscow State University

Guatemala's DipuKids: A New Generation of Candidates for Congress

A new generation of Guatemalan politicians under 30, dubbed the 'Dipukids', are causing controversy. Well educated and well travelled, many from the country's upper class - can they truly represent...

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