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· June, 2008

Stories about Youth from June, 2008

Japan: Reflections on the Akiba Massacre (Part 1)

When all the dust had settled and the knife rampage in Tokyo's Akihabara district last Sunday, which took the lives of seven people and left 17 injured, had come to...

Cape Verde: Teenage, pregnant and banned from school

The close-knit Cape Verdean blogosphere has launched a campaign against a school decision to ban a student girl on the grounds of "childbirth". An online petition demanding a special framework...

Japan: Toyota's Kanban System, Applied to Humans

Jamaica: Living with HIV

Guyana: Love and Marriage

Bahamas: Scales of Justice

Colombia: The struggles of Barrancabermeja documentary

This nine part documentary created by Taline Haytayan of her experience as part of the Peace Brigades International organization in the strife ridden Barrancabermeja region of Colombia captured my attention...

Algeria: Baby Talk

India: Children and Cameras

Nepal: Traditions and Girls

India: Child Sexual Abuse

Bermuda: Women & Children First

China: Why School Crumbled?

Japan: Bloggers on Akihabara knife rampage

A knife attack in Tokyo's Akihabara area has taken the lives of at least seven people and left many more injured. The suspect apparently crashed a two-ton rented truck into...

Iran: Green Activists in Movement and Photos

Green blogs are a valuable source for understanding Iran's nature and environment, its problems and challenges. Green bloggers actively take part in campaigns to protect nature and animals. They publish...

China: Blogger suggests temperance, accused of brown-nosing

Cultural commentator Yu Qiuyu has written a post to his blog offering some suggestions to angry parents of children who died in the thousands of school buildings which collapsed in...

Poland: Bilingualism

Bahamas: Thinking About Trees

Guyana: Who's The Boss?

Egypt: Doctors shoot video of hospital blackout emergency

With more frequency now, hospitals are being managed as big businesses with clients instead of health facilities with patients. Doctors who wish to honor their Hippocratic Oath have to hope...

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