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· March, 2016

Stories about Youth from March, 2016

Mass Child Abuse Scandal Rocks Turkish Pro-Government Foundation in Turkey

"In a case of 45 alleged child rapes, only a single person is being charged. This is statistically impossible. #ChildAbusersProtectedInTurkey."

#JusticeForTonu Goes Viral After Bangladeshi College Student's Rape and Murder

"This issue runs deeper than one isolated incident. It's time we address it #JusticeForTonu."

Which Japanese Convenience Stores Attract the Most Insects? One Student Decided to Find Out

Japanese social media can't get enough of the middle schooler's science experiment. One photo of his results was retweeted more than 16,000 times.

Despite Tradition and Convention, Salsa Keeps Egyptians on the Dance Floor

Believe it or not, but Latin America and Egypt have more in common than ancient civilizations and pyramid-building.

Teacher's Intolerant Tirade Raises Questions About Education in Trinidad & Tobago

"Fixing" homosexuality and atheism by wielding a gun is not talk you would expect to hear from a teacher -- yet, at one Trinidad school, students are in full support.

A Shocking Murder Has Chinese Wondering If Education Does Enough for Students’ Mental Health

"Within the existing education system, only focusing on scores has made students more and more selfish, lacking love and kindness."

Jamaicans Adopt a ‘Wait and See’ Approach to New Political Leaders

The new Jamaican voter is keeping a keen eye on the government to ensure that issues are addressed and public officials are held to a higher standard.

Gymnast Thema Williams’ Long, Fraught Road to Representing Trinidad & Tobago in the Olympics

Thema Williams, the gymnast whose topless pic caused a social media firestorm, has finally been chosen to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the Rio Olympics Test Event.

World Spotlight on Australia's Cardinal Pell at Rome Child Sexual Abuse Hearing

"So ends the testimony of one Cardinal George Pell. So, back to the safety of the Vatican apartments slinks that little ecumenical mind...So, for us Survivors…More Silence."

Six Tajik Mothers Who Rule the Roost on Facebook

Tajikistan celebrates Mother's Day, a rebranded version of International Women's Day, on March 8.

New Video Hopes to Appeal to Thai Generosity to Help Myanmar Refugees

"We can’t change their past experience but, together with your Namjai (generosity), we can help them to create a better future."

Singapore’s Immortal ‘Void-Deck’ Football Tradition? Nope.

"It is a bad solution to a non-problem and a waste of taxpayers’ money. You are essentially using our funds to deprive us of a space we can use."

The Japanese Opposition's Mascot Has Reason to Fear for His Job

"...I think a better idea is to take him down to Hello Work [employment centers], get him some retraining and introduce him to a new workplace."

Armenia's ‘Electric Yerevan’ Protests and the Mass Media

“Mass media helps to disseminate the issues being raised. When it was necessary to get the word out media covered it without any hesitation."

‘Barber Show’ Web Series Offers an Honest and Funny Glimpse of Paris's African Community

"The series shows an under-represented community. The aim was to show the cultural richness of this community."

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