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· March, 2010

Stories about Youth from March, 2010

20 March 2010

China: Revaluing the One-Child Policy

Amidst talk of an aging society and a depleting demographic dividend, appeals for a reconsideration of China’s One-Child Policy were voiced during the annual meetings of the National People’s Congress...

18 March 2010

Nigeria: “Enough is Enough!” youth march on the capital

On Tuesday, March 16, thousands of Nigerians marched on the capital, Abuja, to show their frustration with the woes that continue to besiege the country. This sort of protest has...

Egypt: And the IslamOnline strike continues

The IslamOnline employees sit-in continues in Cairo, Egypt, after 250 employees were given their notice. The disgruntled employees are livestreaming, blogging and using Twitter to broadcast their plight. Mohamed El...

16 March 2010

South Korea: Birth rate

Egypt: IslamOnline Employees Strike

Hundreds of employees, editors, and journalists started an angry sit-in in the widely read Cairo-based IslamOnline news website after 250 employees were sacked. For the first time, strikers are using...

Russia: TV Star Calls For Young Talents Online Project

RuNet Echo

A famous TV host published a blog post where she called for creating an online initiative that would support young talents from remote regions of the country.

15 March 2010

Costa Rica: Bicycles, Birthdays and Teachers

Afghanistan: Photo-project for youth

Poland: Put a smile on a child's face – it's easy!

Tomek and Weronika have always been keen volunteers, despite their young age. Last year, they started Dream Mail, a charity campaign that promotes writing letters and postcards to seriously ill...

14 March 2010

U.K.: Fight to Keep Children Out of Immigration Detention Centres

Late last year a group of U.K. citizens launched a campaign to end the detention of children and babies by immigration authorities. Now they're sharing the stories of two of...

12 March 2010

Sri Lanka: The Crisis In Secondary Education

India: Educating Children About Pesicides

Kenya: Nairobi becomes East Africa's tech heartbeat

Kenya, and specifically Nairobi, has in recent months become the technology heartbeat of Africa with conferences, launches, meet ups, summits and unconferences all running in quick succession.

11 March 2010

Morocco: Christian Aid Workers Expelled

Last week, 20 staff members of the Village of Hope, a small orphanage in a small town in rural Morocco, were deported from the country without warning, under charges of...

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