Teens are questioning the suggestion that they can’t get their stories straight and that abusive behaviour is to be expected at their age. Here teens from the 1980s pose for a time capsule.
Last week's hearing with Brett Kavanaugh raised questions about how responsible we are for our youthful actions. A legal scholar says that youthful inexperience doesn’t let us off the hook.
Society teaches young people to avoid saying 'no', so they need more support to navigate the awkwardness of sex.
Social media can be a great tool to keep in touch with friends – but if you are already lonely, it could make things worse.
Drug users aren't the problem – the current 'war on drugs' is.
Do we have any reason to believe that each new generation of white people will be more open-minded and tolerant than previous ones?
Over the course of two years, a sociologist studied a group of affluent, white kids to see how they made sense of sensitive racial issues like privilege, unequal opportunity and police violence.
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.
Research shows that 80% of medical students come from just 20% of the UK's secondary schools.
Beat exam stress with these top tips.
Following their own path.
Interviewees report being told their identity is just a 'phase'.
For some young women, a perceived lack of career opportunities is a significant barrier to relocating to rural communities.
Research shows that young women are more ambivalent than young men when it comes to employment opportunities and other reasons to relocate to rural communities.
Young people know what’s good for them.
The move may be welcomed by politicians and youth workers, but by focusing on future outcomes, Labour's plans repeat a well-worn pattern.
She makes it look so easy.
Go beyond the corporate jargon to really understand the freedom and challenges that come with being a digital nomad.
There are measures teenagers can take to protect sensitive details in their My Health Record.
The My Health Record brings a unique set of confidentiality concerns for young people under 18. These need to be better addressed to ensure teens don't forego important health care.
Withdrawal of sex education leaves students unprotected.
Sex education lessons will soon cover sexting, consent, body image and different types of contraception.
Young activists rallying in Paris before the landmark 2015 climate summit.
This weekend sees a major youth climate rally in Washington DC. But do young people really hold the key to overcoming climate inaction, or are we wrong to put our faith in their ability to drive change?
Anti-Brexit protestors have taken to the streets.
In its Brexit white paper, the UK government proposed a new UK-EU youth mobility scheme. But the details remain vague.
It’s not just the most vile and abusive problems which impact people's lives – it’s the little things too.
Ultimately, the future of work depends on what we want our future society to look like.
Young people are the most vulnerable as industry and the labour market undergo radical change, but meeting this challenge could just be a matter of plugging existing gaps.
Laura Prazeres/University of Dundee.
The transition into adulthood is challenging for young refugees: they face great adversity while trying to finishing school, find work and enter marriage.
Previous trauma, race and access to support all affect a survivor's recovery.