Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Researchers and policy makers alike are missing out on a vital resource – young people themselves.
Contrary to popular stereotypes, research shows young people in the workforce want much the same things from work as other generations.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
For too many adolescents in the world's poorest countries, life is like a cliff edge.
The saying goes, with age comes wisdom, but is that really true?
Greens leader Richard Di Natale told Q&A that if there was a vote among people who are under 30 in Australia, there'd possibly be a Greens prime minister. What do the polls say?
Young people have a lot at stake when it comes to current political decisions. Yet 48% of 18-year-olds and nearly 24% of 19-year-olds are not registered to vote.
The success of the government's new youth employment plan will depend on how its used by services, employers and young people alike.
Prison-style regimes are not safe for children – and especially for those who are already vulnerable.
Images taken from young people's Facebook are being used by the media with impunity.
When nearly half the world's people are under 24 years old, they clearly have a critical role to play in working for peace and security around the world.
With votes for 16-year-olds looking increasingly likely, we have an historical chance to create a generation of life-long voters.
Despite economic hardships, young people haven't been pushed into crime. But can we trust the data?
Chancellor's promise of £9 an hour is nothing more than false advertising.
Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
Talha Asmal is believed to have become the UK's youngest suicide bomber, prompting more questions about how we can protect young people from radicalisation.
Death rates for young men with type 1 diabetes in the UK have shot past similar figures for Western Europe. Greater focus on adolescents could save lives.
Lack of youth involvement in politics is often attributed to lack of interest. But my research indicates the bigger barrier is government capacity to listen to and work with young people’s views.
New guidance for schools on careers has brought Conservative policy round full circle.