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Mapping the Alarming Rates of Violence Against Teens

A new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Global Prevalence of Past-Year Violence Against Children, has gathered information from sources around the world to offer a global picture of the treatment of young people. What they’ve found is unacceptable: children and teens face deplorably high rates of violence.

How to Avoid a Society of Anger for Youth in Africa

Does a youthful population lead to insecurity?

This question was central to the discussion at the IYF/CSIS event A Youth 3D Panel: Youth &...

Vietnamese Youth Wise Beyond Their Years

On October 1, IYF, in collaboration with CSIS and Hilton Worldwide, hosted more than 80 young Vietnamese people and youth serving organizations to discuss future opportunities in Vietnam.

Youth, the Best New Frontier for Investment in China

Until 2008, people called them China’s first generation of couch potatoes and “online addicts.” After the 2008 earthquake, they became known as the generation that will save China. For the 415 million Chinese under 34 years old, the truth probably lies somewhere in between.