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· September, 2012

Stories about Youth from September, 2012

Dominican Republic: Mobilization Against Teen Pregnancy

Different civil organizations and state institutions facilitated spaces for dialogue about the issue of teen pregnancy and supported various demonstrations in favor of measures to reduce the incidence of the...

Azerbaijan: Youth Activist Believed Arrested

35 Million Escape Poverty – But Can Brazil Overcome Inequality?

The United Nations campaign to end poverty in 2015 is finding results in Brazil, home to 194 million people. Some 35 million Brazilians have escaped poverty over the last decade,...

Georgia: A Caucasian Abu Ghraib

China: University's Stability Maintenance Instructions on Diaoyu Islands Dispute

Jamaica: In Whose Image?

Colombia: Chronicling a Mugging

Burundi: A Political Will to Provide Universal Education

Singapore: Charity Group Targets Poor Children in Laos and Vietnam

A group of seven professional Swedish women based in Singapore have formed the charity organization Together for Charity. Today, the group gathers donations to support an orphanage in Laos and...

Egypt: Sex Education for Youth

Saudi Arabia: Celebrating National Day in Style

Saudi Arabia marks its National Day today [Sept 24] and young Saudis are celebrating the day in style. On Twitter, the day's events are tagged with a special hash tag...

Georgia: ‘Broom Revolution’ as Elections Approach

Thousands have protested in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, after videos showing physical abuse in the country's prison system aired on some television stations and were shared on YouTube.

Uganda: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

Africa is truly rising and African women are rising with it. Currently, Malawi and Liberia have female presidents. Now Uganda has elected the youngest Member of Parliament in Africa -...

Mozambique: Musician with a Cause

Mexico: #YoSoy132 Tackles Media Democratization

Russia: After the APEC Summit

The 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok has come and gone. What remains is discussion of what APEC means to Russia’s Far East and the country as a whole....

Bullying in a Networked Era: A Literature Review

Japan: Film Festival to Celebrate Peace Day

Bangladesh: First Ever Youth Tech Camp In Dhaka

Southeast Asia: Initiatives to Celebrate International Day of Peace

Various youth groups and individuals in Southeast Asia are initiating several activities to celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21. The campaign is timely and relevant since many...

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