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· April, 2014

Stories about Youth from April, 2014

30 April 2014

Kyrgyz Parliament Considers Anti-Gay Law

Does the Caribbean Sanction Violence against Children?

A blog that discusses issues of violence, sexual assault and child abuse is infuriated at Caribbean governments' response to recent allegations of child exploitation in some state institutions.

VIDEO: Serbian Child Prodigy's Drawings Stun the Art World

29 April 2014

Spare the Rod, 10 Tips From a Peaceful Parent

The Bridge

After people applauded the discipline in a viral video of a mother hitting her child in Trinidad, our Caribbean editor felt compelled to share her thoughts on peaceful parenting.

South Koreans Accuse Government of Botching Ferry Response

It's been 14 days since the Sewol ferry capsized, and 205 people are confirmed dead. Politicians taking advantage of the calamity and media inaccuracy have fueled anger in South Korea.

28 April 2014

Good Enough to Work: Low Pay and No Rights

Undocumented labor contributes to the U.S. economy and this contribution would not be possible without a workforce among whom millions have already risked incarceration, deportation, physical abuse, and death.

26 April 2014

#EPNStop : Human Chain in Mexico against #LeyTelecom

Tunisia: ‘I Too Set a Police Station on Fire’

Tunisian netizens have taken to social media to denounce the judicial prosecution of 2011 revolution protesters accused of "setting police stations on fire".

Bob Marley – A New God for the Bhutanese Youth?

23 April 2014

Video of Mother Hitting Daughter With Belt Goes Viral in Trinidad & Tobago

A video depicting a mother's punitive idea of discipline has gone viral in Trinidad and Tobago, after it was posted on Facebook to supposedly teach the child a lesson.

China Clamp Down on Slash Fiction

19 April 2014

Cameroonian Bloggers ‘Are the Future, and We Are Writing That Future Now’

An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.

18 April 2014

28 Dead, 268 Still Missing in South Korean Ferry Sinking

A South Korean ferry heading to a resort island sank with hundreds of passengers. The captain and crew evacuated early, well before most of the passengers.

13 April 2014

China Blocks Short Sci-Fi Film From Hong Kong

Hong Kong saves itself in the film from a meteor forecast to hit in 2047, an allegory for when the city is set to lose its democratic political system.

8 April 2014

Lullabies of the World: What's Your Favorite?

Lullabies aren't just for babies, they're for grown ups too. Submit your favorite sleepy tunes to PRI's new app, The World's Lullabies.

5 April 2014

Shanghai Eclipses Beijing as Top Destination for Chinese University Graduates

The report also revealed that many Chinese companies are becoming more popular with would-be university graduates.

2 April 2014

Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know

The Bridge

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.

1 April 2014

We Love to Talk, But Do We Speak Out?

The Bridge

What's lies at the root of the Trinidadian reluctance to speak out publicly on matters discussed so energetically in private?

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