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· May, 2020

Stories about Youth from May, 2020

COVID-19 tune educates, empowers Indonesia’s remote Marapu community

"Let’s just stay at home. Let’s wash our hands diligently to protect our health and lives."

Has COVID-19 worsened or improved Jamaican family dynamics?

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?

Stranded Nepali migrant workers protest to return home, Nepali government drags its feet

Nepal's government tries to stall repatriating migrant workers stranded abroad.

In Algeria, online repression targets Amazigh protesters active in Hirak movement

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."

Cameroon’s 3-year separatist crisis: Online threats, attacks on identity and freedom of expression

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.

Venezuelans come together to provide food for the elderly of Caracas

"We can't put an end to poverty, but we can do our bit to help those who need it most."

The nightmare in Syria continues amid new coronavirus fears

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.

COVID-19 and Trinidad and Tobago education's digital divide

"What we do not want is a situation where the exclusion of students is a threat greater than COVID-19 to our education."

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: What future after the pandemic?

"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?"

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