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9 Dec 2013
Africa | Africa | Business | Entrepreneurs | Jobs | technology | Youth | Computers & Phones | International | Economy
This debate centres around two crucial changes occurring across Africa: technology and a youthful population. The demographic transition, occurring...
22 May 2013
Adulthood | Education General | NEET | qualifications | School attendance | Secondary school | Training | Youth | Secondary | Education
In many countries children are required by law to attend school up to a specific age. When children reach this required age they then often have the choice to...
30 Apr 2013
Democracy | elections | electoral legitimacy | maturity | Politics | voter turnout | Voting age | Youth | Voting
The right to vote is one of the most important human rights. It gives men and women the chance to have a say in the way they are governed. It allows them to...
26 Jan 2012
In 1999, two students of Columbine High School, Colorado, shot and killed 13 fellow pupils and finally themselves. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold enjoyed the...
26 Jan 2012
age of maturity | Cars | Crashes | Driving | responsibility | Roads | Youth | Law General | Government | Punishment | Youth | Law
The age at which you can legally drive varies from country to country1, but in many places it is lower than 18. In some American states it is 15 or younger....
13 Sep 2011
The age of criminal responsibility is the age at which a person can be charged with and tried for a crime. It varies between different states and countries; in...
13 Sep 2011
Bolsa Familia | crime | Development | higher education | Parenting | poverty | primary education | Violence | welfare | Youth | Education
The majority of the world's states have some form of welfare program meant to ensure the economic and social wellbeing of their citizens who may find...
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