Stories about Youth from July, 2017
"We are tired of officials’ spouses and kids who get into managing positions.”
"Here is the question that we must ask: is it up to a non-African president to tell our women how many children they should have?"
The Kyrgyz “Dancing Kelin” Protests Early Marriage By Calling Attention to the Harsh Realities of Rural Brides
“Life in the village is round-the-clock work. Brides finish one chore and start another. They work 24/7.”
Thousands of Paraguayan women are forced to move to Argentina and Spain as caregivers while leaving their own families behind to be cared for by other women.
"The parliament that once roared with socially progressive legislators...is now a circus where one can refer to imaginary studies to deny the experiences of victims of violence, with little opposition."
"The stench of the tear gas is everywhere. You can still hear the muffled echo of explosions, sometimes far away, sometimes close by. A constant, incomprehensible chain of events. ""Seguí...
'We said "sorry" in Japanese, to which she replied, “Oh, you're Japanese? Then always speak Japanese, you foreigner!”'
“Caracas is different, it has a sense of identity. There is fear for sure, but there is also the happiness of small things. [...] The small hidden treasures.”
The video, which is still available on YouTube, immediately went viral.
The resistance in Venezuela creates shields with images that do much more than protect from tear gas bombs and National Guard attacks.
"An education system that rewards a few at the expense of the rest. . . is not about education at all; it's about divide and conquer."
While their parents fight deportation, these siblings in San Diego have turned to social media to raise money to help shoulder the costs of running the household.