Protest against the law “El Khomri” in Paris, 2016.
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Today young people are the first victims of the increasing job insecurity in the world. Can a universal basic income, as proposed by a number of politicians, change things for the better?
New militant groups have emerged in Nigeria’s Delta region.
Nigeria's disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programme includes monthly allowances which created new problems in the Niger Delta region.
Hospitality workers, along with fast food and retail workers, will have Sunday and public holiday rates cut under the decision.
The Fair Work Commission's latest decision to cut certain Sunday and public holiday penalty rates continues a tradition of undervaluing young workers.
Kashmiri villagers shout slogans during a funeral of civilians, in Beerwah, north of Srinagar, August 2016.
`Militancy' in Kashmir has taken on significantly changed dimensions, described best not by the armed struggle of a few, but by the unarmed, highly discursive resistance over new spaces of protest.
A group of youths are suing the federal government for action on climate change using a novel legal approach.
AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, Photo by Robin Loznak, courtesy of Our Children's Trust
Legal scholars explain why a lawsuit by 21 young people against the US government, arguing for a constitutional right to a stable climate, is such a powerful idea.
There are more Australian young people not in education, employment or training now than during the global financial crisis.
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.
Young people want the same thing as their older counterparts when it comes to work.
Contrary to popular stereotypes, research shows young people in the workforce want much the same things from work as other generations.
Young Kenyan entrepreneurs hard at work. Such enterprise must be encouraged.
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.
They're a global phenomenon – but gangs are so varied that they barely merit the same name.
Protesters on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.
Do Americans view all youth as equally 'innocent'? A historian takes us back to the movement that led to unequal treatment of black and white youth in the justice system.
Rather than assisting in prevention and allowing children to mature out of offending, juvenile detention does the opposite.
Important questions are being asked about why children were abused in juvenile detention in the Northern Territory. But we also need to ask why children are being detained at all.
A recent protest by South African schoolchildren which had to be quelled by an under-resourced police force.
It is exactly forty years since the Soweto uprising in June 1976 where the South African police met the students with brutal force. How much has changed in terms of policing?
Youth in France protest changes against changes to unemployment benefits.
The ladder of social mobility isn't what it used to be. An expert at Cornell explains how global demographic trends are widening the economic gap among young people.
An extra £1.2 billion of public money is going to a volunteering scheme for teenagers.
Studies have shown that young people do not consider politicians and political parties to be representative of issues that impact them.
Concern about youth electoral enrolment is framed the wrong way. It usually suggests that young people are somehow deficient and that they – and not the political culture – are the problem.
The government’s new plan to help young people gain employment won’t work for those who are severely disadvantaged.
The success of the government's new youth employment plan will depend on how its used by services, employers and young people alike.
Children with Kibbo Kift leader, John Hargrave, 1928.
Courtesy of Tim Turner
During World War I, a youth organisation called the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry was set up, prompting similar groups attracting thousands of members.
Homeless young people have a significantly higher prevalence of adverse health issues and greater levels of contact with the justice system.
A new report’s findings provide a strong economic rationale for investing in early intervention to stem the flow of young people into homelessness.
Governments need to put youth at the forefront of policy making.
Poor economic performance and high levels of skilled migration are standing in the way of young Australians entering the labour market for the first time.
Queer history is celebrated in the United States, so why not Australia?
Australia has a vibrant, culturally rich, queer history and it should be acknowledged in our schools.