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· November, 2012

Stories about Youth from November, 2012

Colombian Hip-Hop Artists, Victims of Medellín's Wave of Violence

Residents of Colombia's Comuna 13, a neighborhood in Medellín infamous for its high levels of insecurity, are mourning the deaths of two well-known hip-hop artists who were killed in the...

382 Million in Africa's Workforce Today and 122 Million more in 8 Years

French Government Eases Strict Immigration Policy

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls, during a speech in Toulouse in southwestern France, expressed his desire to change his country's immigration policy, amending the naturalization requirements and, in particular, doing...

Thousands Celebrate Malala Day & Sign Nobel Peace Prize Petition

15 year-old education activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot on 9 October 2012 by members of the Taliban, is recovering slowly. On November 10, 2012 people around the world celebrated...

“Latinitas,” Empowering Young Latinas With Technology

Latinitas is a non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to the empowerment of young Latinas aged between nine to 18 years, through instruction and the use of media and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Useless Labels

Japan's New Copyright Law Creates Confusion

Japan’s revised copyright law was partially enforced on October 1, and now penalizes the act of illegal downloading and DVD ripping for personal use. If arrested, one will be sentenced...

Argentina Lowers Voting Age to 16

The possibility to vote at age 16 was passed on the first of November. Although the vote for minors who are 16 and 17 years of age is optional, this...

Guinea-Bissau: Chinese Loggers near Buba River

A Mauritanian Blogging Week Against Foreign Mining

For a week, Mauritanian bloggers took part in a campaign entitled "Against foreign mining companies." Ahmed Ben Jedou shares with us blog posts and tweets from the campaign, which aimed...

Unemployed Young Italians: Too “Choosy” to Stay in Italy?

Recent statements by the Italian Minister of Labour's have created a controversy and online "craze" centred on chronic youth unemployment, while citizen initiatives are launched to keep young Italians from...

Madagascar: Tear Bomb Thrown into a University Classroom

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