Youth


Youth crime, curfews - and what else?
Carolyn Moynihan | Jun 26 2014 | comment  
When 13-year-olds are in court for murder, it is time for communities to stand in for parents.

Getting married young? It’s good for your mental health
Nicole M. King | Jan 31 2014 | comment  
It also comes with less drunkenness and higher life satisfaction.

My marriage and modernity
Veronika Winkels | Mar 22 2013 | comment  
As a twenty-year old arts student with one year left of my degree, I admit it must have been natural for some people to respond to my engagement last year with less-than-enthusiastic sentiments.

Young Greeks show a practical spirit
Carolyn Moynihan | Apr 16 2012 | comment  
Many are learning to be farmers so they can used their family land holdings better.

Philippine youth say YUP! to development, NOPE to population control
Carolyn Moynihan | Oct 4 2011 | comment  
Nine young members of the Philippines Legislature have formed a new offensive against the highly controversial Reproductive Health Bill that is still being debated in the national Congress.

Pathological play - not just a Japanese disease
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 23 2011 | comment  
For an older generation of Japanese the defining occupational hazard was karoshi -- the salaryman’s death from overwork. For the post-1970 generation, however, it’s hikikomori -- severe social withdrawal, often linked with internet addiction and video games and marked by a strong aversion to work.

UN youth meeting reminded of primary role of parents
Carolyn Moynihan | Jul 29 2011 | comment  
"The family is where young people first learn moral responsibility and respect for others," said the Vatican's representative.

Older generation likes bad news about the young
Carolyn Moynihan | Sep 2 2010 | comment  
This post may provide a sort of commentary on the previous one about 20-somethings. German researchers have found that, given a choice, older people prefer to read bad news rather than good news about young adults.
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