Turkey's biggest and most comprehensive festival — the Istanbul Youth Festival (İGF) — targeted at young people kicked off at the Eurasia Show and Art Center. The festival brings Turkey's beloved brands, NGOs and public enterprises to the public though art exhibitions, workshops, sports activities, panel sessions and live concerts.
A new study suggested that transgender and gender non-conforming children and adolescents may be more likely to develop depression and other mental health conditions, compared with individuals whose gender identity matches their assigned gender at birth.
More than ever before, the Arab region now registers an unprecedented youth population growth while facing huge challenges such as extremely high unemployment rates — more than half of all regional jobless population — and inadequate education and health provision, in particular among young women.
Immigrants and refugees, especially those from developing nations, are often portrayed by segments of the media and policy makers as an economic burden, a threat to the host countries social cohesion and way of life.
President Hassan Rouhani described information technology as the prerequisite to scientific development, saying that "We must not distance from technological developments and, instead of blocking access to them, the youth must become prepared for decent interaction with tomorrow's technologies".
By Rana Kapoor*
The increased focus on human capital development in India’s Budget 2017 to empower the youth is indeed a welcome step. The several key announcements in education, skills and youth development shall have structural and long term impact on quality of education, availability of qualified manpower and preparing the next generation for the hyper age of automation.