Stories about Youth from April, 2016
"We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, is deserving of respect. [...] This is necessary in changing the course [of] human rights development in Jamaica."
"How can we call ourselves progressive where such evil custom of society thrives."
One 2014 study revealed that 85% of women in Paris "have little faith" that anyone would come to their aide if they were assaulted on the metro.
"Citizens have taken charge of all the organizing and the collaboration, there was no need for Rafael Correa in this country."
Stories of the Urabeños who, despite armed conflict, the government's indifference, and education systems lacking tolerance, refuse to let history define their future.
The cut and thrust in the gymnastics fraternity as Trinidad and Tobago tries to qualify for its first Olympic place in the sport is startling.
Who are the movers and shakers of online life in Pucallpa, a medium-sized city with a little over 200,000 inhabitants in the Peruvian Amazon? We talk to some of them.
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.
"We're not ‘disabled’. Everyone has their own talents." "We want the whole world to know about us, to know that we are just like any other person."
‘Let's Not Give In to Fear': An Interview With Hugues Lawson-Body, Photographer of Celebrities and Parisian Youth
"I try to photograph young people just as they are. They are just as important as the adult generation, yet they suffer from neglect and need to be inspired."
In most Balkan countries, homophobia is used as a political tool by right-wing populists to "divide and conquer". This often goes together with impunity for homophobic hate crimes.
"Who would have thought that an unfavourable end to a high-school competition would have coalesced so many of Jamaica's brightest minds and stirred up such venom in people?"
A recently published documentary shows how youth organizations from various countries can cooperate to put an end to the shady dealings that too often occur within educational institutions.
Moustafa Jacob, a Syrian artist, used the Oscars to kick off his campaign #IamSyrian. Little did he know that this initiative would snowball to showcase international solidarity with Syrians.