Stories about Youth
While the homicide rate decreased, crime, money, and COVID-19 discourage youth to pursue higher education.
Protesters have three demands: The resignation of the prime minister, the reallocation of the budget for the monarchy and military to COVID-19 assistance, and replacement of Sinovac with mRNA vaccines.
'If we continue to avoid these conversations and to treat sexual education like a taboo, we are, in fact, only harming those that we are trying to protect.'
Alleged cutting of Rastafarian girl’s locks by police leaves Jamaicans wondering if they are truly emancipated
Rastafarians have been historically mistreated in Jamaica, and the forcible cutting of the young woman's hair has brought up unresolved issues.
A youth library in Kherson shows the way to thriving in uncertain times as an educational and literary hub for the local community and wider region.
"Kekalove Adaptive Fashion," is a social business founded in 2019 by a group of young people designing clothes specifically for people with disabilities.
"The organisers of this protest consisted of many young people, and we commend their passion and dedication for our country."
In North Macedonia, some young people manage to build successful businesses during the Covid-19 crisis
Three young entrepreneurs from Bitola, a city in the south of North Macedonia, provide examples of youth who have dealt with the COVID-19 crisis in a creative and positive manner.
The Government of Angola launched a campaign to combat a harmful experimental practice called "jarda," a procedure that aims to alter parts of the body through chemical injections.
Missed the live stream of the July 13 Global Voices Insights webinar about the role of young people in Indigenous language revitalization? Here's a replay.
After six months of protests, government-appointed rector Melih Bulu was removed from office in a late-night presidential decree that was announced in the official gazette.
The #EndSARS protest, the Twitter ban and the #June12 protests point to the power of social media in Nigeria. But a rattled government is bent on extinguishing that power.
"These ongoing harassments against activists, journalists, and artists attempt to silence our voice and deflect the public pressure on the prevalent cases of custodial death in the past few months."
A Bangladeshi cartoonist is drawing nostalgic memories of the European comic book "The Adventures of Tintin" through his fan art "Tintin in Bangladesh" — with a local twist.
"The work that activists undertake should be praised rather than hampered, and their voices should be listened to rather than silenced."
"I think everyone should be a feminist, because if it’s a true democracy, the people should be supreme, and every person should be equal, no matter their gender or class."
Some students refused to stand while others used a camera filter to make it appear like they were wearing a school uniform.
The Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh have impacted the livelihoods of people who earn daily wages and several citizen-driven aid efforts are ensuring that the hungry get fed.
"You can’t stand up. But you don’t want to kneel down. Then you can only lie down flat."
Late-night raid at Turkey's Boğaziçi University as students continue resisting interference in campus affairs
Six months later, university students, alumni, and faculty members are still agitating against the government-appointed rector Melih Bulu and his policies, which they claim are eroding the campus' democratic culture.