Knowing why people with troubled childhoods may be more likely to engage in criminal activity is necessary to inform the development of effective prevention and early intervention initiatives.
François Hollande promised to make France’s youth a priority, but was a disappointment to them. While current candidates often showcase young supporters, will they have a voice after the election?
Over 70% of Ethiopia's population is under 30 years of age. This can be converted to economic muscle if policies are introduced to tackle the high unemployment levels in the country.
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?
Nigeria's disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programme includes monthly allowances which created new problems in the Niger Delta region.
The Fair Work Commission's latest decision to cut certain Sunday and public holiday penalty rates continues a tradition of undervaluing young workers.
`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.
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.
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.
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.
They're a global phenomenon – but gangs are so varied that they barely merit the same name.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 success of the government's new youth employment plan will depend on how its used by services, employers and young people alike.
During World War I, a youth organisation called the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry was set up, prompting similar groups attracting thousands of members.