Stories about Youth from July, 2019
It's not just President Jair Bolsonaro who defends child labor—wealthy Brazilians think it's fine too
"If you think the struggle against child labor is meant to stop you from selling chocolate at school to pay for your tennis lessons, you didn’t understand anything."
Government officials have repeatedly described access to social media as a potential threat, hinting that more disruptions would not be ruled out in the future.
The Progressive Party is the latest addition to Trinidad and Tobago's 2020 elections race, but can they perform well against the solidly entrenched two-party system?
A major challenge in advancing women’s welfare is resisting feudal thinking like the concept of hpon which promotes the supposed superiority and positive spiritually of men over women.
Women in Small Island Developing States are most at risk when it comes to the climate crisis. Luckily, different groups of Jamaican women are tackling the problem from every angle.
"I had this normal life, free of stress. There were no suicide bombings, no killings. Today our lives are full of uncertainty."
A former staff member described Madonna University as a ''death trap''.
Trinidad and Tobago is the highest per capita recruiting source for ISIS fighters in the Western hemisphere. The nation must now decide whether or not to repatriate their dependents.
These environmental activists teach young people in Dar es Salaam about the importance of nature conservation and the threat of single-use plastic on the environment.
"If indeed education is better in denominational schools then we must ensure that government schools are brought up to the best level."
"This ‘hush hush’ attitude to female reproductive health is dangerous. If we are able to talk openly, there are a lot of benefits. The silence stops you from getting help."
Opposition harassment has risen ahead of 2020 elections. The government rejects criticism as "misinformed" or "imperialist" and seems prepared to double down on local and international critics.
Some young women say they've been chased out of the church or paid off to keep silent.