Strong queer representation in young adult comics can have a significant positive impact on the well-being of queer-identified or questioning youth.
Which party really has young interests at heart? Let’s look at where the major players stand on youth and climate change policy.
Most exit the out-of-home care system at 18, or younger, without ongoing support.
The risk of dying changes over the course of a lifetime. Very high at birth, it falls and then gradually rises again… except for a peak after adolescence. Why such a statistical anomaly?
Mental health services aren’t meeting young people’s needs, particularly during the global pandemic. But research shows parents can learn how to reduce anxiety and depression in early teens.
There are ways to convey the hard scientific facts about climate change and help young generations adapt in the face of adversity and manage change over time.
Nigerian youth have increasingly been resisting and expressing their dissatisfaction with toxic workplaces.
Violent crime causes untold harm and anger is known to fuel violence. But recent research suggests that the way anger and crime tie together in youth is a bit more complicated than expected.
Radio audiences have not declined despite an increase in streaming service options.
Young Muslim activists in Indonesia turn to faith to undertake the sacred task of protecting the natural world. This echoes the growing popularity of ‘green Islam’ as an important global youth agenda.
Young people have a right to be engaged, and a right to be heard in research. When young people’s voices are included in the research process, the result is richer and more relevant research evidence.
Addressing urgent and complex problems such as climate change involves research across the full spectrum of society – and that includes Australia’s young people.
Child-engaged research can facilitate new ways of listening to and supporting children as we move toward and through post-pandemic recovery.
Supporting youth involvement in climate policymaking helps keep sustainability at the top of governments’ priorities.
Trips to their home countries by migrant youth help them create and update their relationship with the countries their families come from.
Research shows climate change is already affecting the healthy psychological development of children worldwide. Children’s mental health risks will only accelerate as climate change advances.
Can the structural barriers to low-skilled employment growth be overcome?
Youth unemployment in Nigeria is a skills mismatch problem – corporations can’t find suitable workers in the midst of a large pool of unemployed workers.
A youth group gives juvenile offenders a chance to advocate for change in the justice system.
You’re probably wrong about how much time you spend on your devices, and that has big implications for the link between device use and mental health.