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· February, 2021

Stories about Youth from February, 2021

Trinidad & Tobago's problem with gender-based violence

Since the murder of Andrea Bharatt, parliament has passed the Evidence Bill and approved the use of pepper spray for self-defence, but are these measures really addressing the core issue?

Are Istanbul's Boğaziçi University protests an expression of exceptionalism? 

“What would make Erdoğan's life increasingly difficult would be for academia as a whole in Turkey to unify around a single platform and pursue vociferously a rigorous set of demands...

How a social media group is helping to improve railway service in Bangladesh

Some 'fans' are using a Facebook Group to share information, respond to queries, and give suggestions for how to improve the service of the Bangladesh Railway.

Nigerian protesters arrested for resisting reopening of the Lagos Lekki toll gate

The protest came on the heels of the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry's decision to reopen the toll gate— a move perceived as insensitive to victims of the Lekki shootings.

Beijing to drill Hong Kong schoolchildren with national security education

New education guidelines circulated on February 5 require teachers of all levels to teach the criminal offences outlined in Hong Kong's national security law.

In Trinidad & Tobago, where women are under siege, sometimes even words feel futile

'I want an island where we wake up and board taxis with the certainty that we will not be abducted. I would like to live here and not be afraid.'

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