Youth issues

Are we moved by these figures?

According to the latest State of Education Report: In maternal and nursery in 2019 students in poverty were 36.2% and in 2020 they increased to 41%. In pre-school in 2019 they were 36.6% and in 2020 41.9%. In primary school…

Young people lack socio-emotional skills to enter the workforce

One in four young people in Chile is unemployed. The fourth country with the highest youth unemployment among OECD countries. It is not that there are no job opportunities, but that young people do not have the socio-emotional skills to…

From the “Tokarev report” to the “Denisova report”

In 1981 Salvatore Puledda published his novel The Tókarev Report. At the time, the Humanist Movement was at its peak. Only 12 years had passed since Silo had delivered his harangue “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas. There…

Interview with COPEHU Peru: Education needs to respond to the sensitivities of the new generations

In the Peru of the bicentenary, new challenges are opening up and, in this sense, it is a new historical moment where rethinking education is a necessity for those of us who aspire to overcome violence. We know that the…

Youth wants to be the present, not the future

The “natural” belief It is socially accepted the idea or belief (as you like) that youth is the future. In principle it even seems to have a certain logic: it is common to think that, if everything goes in a…

Fear is still present in the classroom

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 12 August as International Youth Day. It seeks to promote the role of young people as essential partners in processes of change and to create a space to raise awareness of the…

After Devastating DACA Ruling, Dreamers Vow to Push for Legalization

Democrats are hoping to use the Senate budget reconciliation process to enact immigration reform after yet another GOP-led assault on “Dreamers” has left young immigrants devastated and uncertain. By Sonali Kolhatkar Republican officials in Texas are celebrating a major political…

Meet the Young Champion Soaring to the Top of the Chess World

Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled violence in Nigeria and ended up in a homeless shelter in New York, where he learned the game that changed their lives By Andrea Mucino-Sanchez Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his family fled their native Nigeria…

Letter to the end-of-the-world generation

It is in solidarity with you who today view the adult world with apprehension and wonder about the future that I write this text. I ask for your permission to offer my experience as a History teacher and researcher on…

The Diana Award goes to the young colombian Angelo Cardona

Colombian human rights defender Angelo Cardona received the Diana Award in honour of the late Diana, Princess of Wales for his outstanding contribution for peace in Colombia. The Diana Award was established in 1999 by the British government as a…

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