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Why We’ve Integrated Health Screenings & Sex Ed into This Employability Training in Mexico

We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.

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 &...

Young People & Violence: The Aurora Shooting Demands Answers

The midnight massacre carried out by a young man in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, raised painful questions for me and so many others about how it could have been prevented, including how can we, as citizens, still tolerate...