Stories about Youth from May, 2020
"Let’s just stay at home. Let’s wash our hands diligently to protect our health and lives."
The COVID-19 restrictions in Jamaica have diminished some families' already limited economic power while heaping additional responsibilities on parents. How are different types of families coping?
Nepal's government tries to stall repatriating migrant workers stranded abroad.
In Algeria, the Amazigh people are often associated with France, Algeria's former colonial power. Racial slurs online accuse this group of being separatists who threaten "national unity."
Journalists in Cameroon have to be very careful about reporting on atrocities related to the separatist conflict. Appearing to side with separatists or the government can lead to online attacks.
"We can't put an end to poverty, but we can do our bit to help those who need it most."
The gathering of displaced persons in Idlib, Syria, has sparked international concern that this community — living under the harshest conditions — could be deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"What we do not want is a situation where the exclusion of students is a threat greater than COVID-19 to our education."
"It is natural for us to feel lucky that we stayed alive. However, what about our society? Will it have more respect for human life and rights?"