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· January, 2010

Stories about Youth from January, 2010

20 January 2010

Haïti: No haste about adoptions!

Afghanistan: Youth Find Outlets Amid Ongoing Violence

Conversations for a Better World

Last year was the deadliest one for Afghanistan's civilians, including children, since the American-led war began in 2001. Despite the circumstances, efforts are being made nationwide by and for youth...

18 January 2010

MENA: Does Rain Bring Happiness or Misery?

Many bloggers and Twitter users from Egypt and different parts in MENA region reported rain and some dusty storms today. Depending on their circumstances, some welcomed the drops of rain...

Canada: Aboriginal Youth Suicides Hit Crisis Rate

Suicide rates have declined in Canada but not in Aboriginal communities, particularly among the youth. Suicide among Aboriginal youth continues to occur at alarming rates, leading to crisis-like situations in...

Graffiti and Urban Art: Voices from Latin American Streets II

Graffiti and urban art on the streets of Latin America is celebrated on the Internet by artists and fans alike. This is the second in a 3-part series on this...

Georgia: Patriotic military classes

13 January 2010

Kenya: During severe drought, a role model emerges

Conversations for a Better World

People, crops and animals throughout Kenya are suffering from a prolonged drought. One young woman's thoughts are to the future and how to better build her community.

Important Children Activist Dies in Haiti Earthquake

Haiti: Aftershock

Bahamas: Investing in Culture

12 January 2010

Zimbabwe: Reality TV show as medium to learn about Constructive Criticism

Through a video training process children in Zimbabwe wrote, performed, filmed and edited a short movie showing how gossip and badly given criticism could kill.

11 January 2010

Peru: National Chess Team Banned by International Federation

The Peruvian National Chess Team is facing a ban because of unpaid debts to the International Federation, negatively affecting young chess players, who have been serving as an inspiration for...

Bermuda: The Family Unit