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· December, 2011

Stories about Youth from December, 2011

10 December 2011

Philippines: “Occupy” Protests Overcome Police Brutality

Police violently dispersed the 'Occupy-like' protest of youth groups in the Philippines but the 'Campout' continued for several days near the presidential palace and managed to draw thousands of young...

Taiwan: Announcing Best Blog Award 2011

8 December 2011

China: Outrage as ‘Underage Prostitution’ Law Protects Child Rapists

A recent case has once again seen Chinese government officials saving themselves from harsh legal punishments by 'reclassifying' their crime of child rape as 'underage prostitution'. This legal definition has...

Greece: Twitter Campaign to Release Arrested Activist Reporter

6 December 2011

Egypt: Remembering Khaled Said for a World Without Torture

Khaled Said is remembered not only as a face of the Egyptian revolution but also as a symbol of the efforts to stop torture and protect its victims. Through documentaries,...

Africa/Caribbean: Vote for the YoBloCo Awards

Cuba: A Christmas for the Children

4 December 2011

Yemen: Taiz is Bleeding

Taiz, Yemen's third largest city, has become the bleeding heart of the Yemeni revolution. The city has been subjected to indiscriminate shelling which is reaping victims on a daily basis....

2 December 2011

Macedonia: NGOs and Netizens Prevent Undemocratic Youth Law

The withdrawal of the undemocratic Draft Law on Youth from the parliamentary procedure indicates that the otherwise stubborn authorities can be persuaded not to do more harm if the civil...

Bangladesh: Where Are His Parents?

Caribbean: Thoughts on World AIDS Day

December 1, was World AIDS Day. Bloggers from the Caribbean have weighed in with their own thoughts about and support for the ongoing battle against HIV and AIDS.

Tanzania: YoungAfricaLive Mobile Community Launched

1 December 2011

Global Voices Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Aiming for Zero HIV