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· June, 2011

Stories about Youth from June, 2011

Moldova: +1 Vote Campaign Buzz Ahead of Local Elections

Moldova’s capital Chisinau is set to witness another democratic exercise on June 19, when the final round of the local election will decide whether the city will have a liberal...

Macedonia: Protest Achievements So Far

As more people act upon the awareness that the increasing visibility abroad or among foreigners within Macedonia is an important aspect of the ongoing protests, translations and original tweets/blog posts...

Senegal: University women's group helps the needy

Macedonia: Twitter as a Vehicle for the Protests

India: Kids Reality Shows, Neo-Child Labour?

Africa: Bloggers Remember the International Day of the African Child

June 16 marks the International Day of the African Child. The day was initiated by the Organisation of African Unity on June 16, 1991. The day honors those who participated...

Macedonia: Reasons for Protesting

Bloggers from Macedonia consider the historical significance of the current protests against police brutality, in the context of democracy development.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Imagine Cup

South Korea: Protests Against High Tuition Intensify

Mexico: Fighting Impunity on the Second Anniversary of the Guardería ABC Fire

June 5 marked the second anniversary of a tragic fire that killed 49 children and left others injured in 'Guarderia ABC', a childcare facility in Sonora, Mexico. Two years later,...

Guyana: Environmental Future

Indonesia: Youth and e-commerce

Uzbekistan: A clothing manufacturer boycotts Uzbek practice of child labor

Kuwait: Egyptian Student Dismissed for Asking About the Revolution

Kuwaiti education authorities dismissed a 10-year-old Egyptian student from school for asking his teacher: "Why don't you have a revolution?" Here is a round up of reactions from Twitter. The...

Syria: Protesting for the Future of Children

Syria's youngest victims are speaking out in a series of heart wrenching videos which are surfacing on YouTube, detailing the horrors they and their family members have faced in days...

Does Malaysia Need a Youth Parliament?

The Malaysian Prime Minister has proposed the creation of a Youth Parliament in order to inspire and mobilize young people to contribute in the governance of the country. Bloggers share...

Morocco: Pro-Democracy Movement Faces State Repression

When earlier this year a small group of Moroccan activists launched a Facebook campaign asking people to demonstrate in the streets, no one could predict that the call would drive...

China: Anhui teenager sells kidney for an iPad 2

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