Stories about Youth from August, 2022
Rising violence against women and girls sparks outrage in Kyrgyz society
Despite the adopted legislation on sexual violence (including violence against children), bride abduction, and domestic violence, the system for its implementation is deeply flawed — almost obsolete.
How to solve nonprofit organisations’ ‘work-for-free’ dilemma?
"As college costs rise, students have more need than ever for money-earning jobs to help finance their education. Yet, nonprofits in the US allow these debt-ridden students to work for free."
Chinese police detains a woman wearing Japanese Kimono, sparking outrage on social media
A police officer from Suzhou city in Jiangsu province, China, arrested a woman for wearing a traditional Japanese Kimono while taking photos on Huaihai street, a Japanese cuisine district.
Rap battles in São Paulo seek to strengthen marginalized culture and identity
The events bet on expansion, with the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 growing in Brazil and with a widening social media presence.
Activists and artists in Thailand commemorate Myanmar's 8888 uprising
"They claim our silence to kill others, so I’m just not going to let them use my silence as an excuse to kill other people."
Why are Nigerians so quick to dismiss the mental health of adolescents?
Nigerian adults can be dismissive of the mental health of young people. Sadly, this only aggravates the situation, leading to severe consequences for the children.
Prague Pride parade is back after a two-year pandemic hiatus: A photo essay
Considered one of the largest in Central Europe, Prague Pride’s parade returned to the streets on August 13 after a two-year hiatus, drawing an estimated 60,000 people.
Why the conviction of rapists in Nigeria has remained atrociously low
Nigeria’s unconvicted rape cases are becoming unbearable for its rape survivors, who are struggling to overcome their experiences.