Stories about Youth from June, 2016
"The important thing for the youth to understand is that you do not let them mute you, no matter what."
"This year, we need everyone to come together and advance the campaign for love. We call on all Filipinos to let love into their homes, communities, and the whole country."
"Few survivors remain today and soon there will be none. Who then can speak from personal experiences of the effects of nuclear war upon humanity?"
"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."
"Riot police have used more rounds of teargas and [smoke] grenades to counter reconvening protesters in #Firuzağa #Istanbul."
"For me all of them are inspiring. They are not victims. They are survivors. Fighters. Literally, they are happy."
Sudan has a long tradition of student protest, but the government appears bent on suppressing the latest wave, triggered by the killing of a student from the contested Nuba region.
"The University [...] exists thanks to the struggle of our grandparents"
"We are vacating with joy because we can pass on our power to organize, to act. It was 56 days of resistance, despite attacks from all sides."
Another tale of tragedy from a Central Asian country that seems to produce them more regularly than most.
Every week, Sarayaku youth must travel six hours along the Bobonanza River in Ecuadorian Amazon for a football match. Sarayaku fillmaker Eriberto Gualinga takes you along for the ride.
The Dizzy Brains to Madagascar's prime minister: "Just do your job, man!"
"This is not just another media entity. It is a solution."
"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."
In one of the poorest areas of Colombia, people sing and cultivate collective memory and community empowerment.