Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.
In our efforts to support young people, we might be teaching them to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.
Some of those who've grown up after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement are drawn into paramilitary groups due to a lack of power, protection and belonging.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
Young people voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election can be broadly grouped into five categories: impulsive, collective, instinctive, principled and pragmatic.
The boxing gym can be a place for young people to escape street life – but it's also the home of a violent sport.
View from an expert in criminal justice – who also lives in one of the UK's most deprived areas.
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Vulnerable young people have been failed by austerity policies that have decimated the services meant to protect them.
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There are more than 1.3 million young Australian voters in NSW, but they feel excluded from traditional politics. To win the youth vote, politicians must address the key issues that matter to them.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
For economics to play a more helpful, critical role, it must abandon blind faith in the free market and embrace the social, historical, and environmental context in which economics actually happens.
Children’s lives are being stifled. No longer are they able to spend time with friends unsupervised, explore their community or hang around in groups without being viewed with suspicion.
Young people don't get to vote on the issues of the day, but that doesn't mean they can't build power and make their voices heard.
Some young people are taken to immigration detention as they approach their 18th birthday.
The Conversation has access to top academic experts, and we want them to use their knowledge to answer questions from teenagers.
Young people can make big savings living with their parents, but it throws up some thorny issues.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
Former young offenders can be uniquely well-equipped to support teenagers at risk of getting caught up in crime.