The legal working age in Zimbabwe is 16 but children as young as 10 years are selling goods on the streets.
The fact that there’s a growing number of child vendors means government interventions for vulnerable children aren’t reaching everyone in need.
The biggest difference between the current protest movement and the 2014 Umbrella Movement is the striking solidarity among the various groups of demonstrators. Everyone feels they are ‘in the same boat’ together, new research shows.
A survey of 8,000 Hong Kong protesters shows that participants increasingly feel that radical protests are the most effective way to make the government heed public opinion.
A skit on China’s English language TV station CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featuring ‘blackface’ actors has gone viral.
China’s offensive ‘blackface’ skit intended to highlight the positive aspects of China-Africa relations, has done the opposite.
Joshua Wong (left), Alex Chow (centre) and Nathan Law (right) speak to the press outside the Court of Final Appeal after the first hearing in their bid to appeal their jail sentences in Hong Kong on November 7, 2017.
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In Hong Kong, challenges for the new generation of activists are not how to mobilise mass protests, but how to wrestle with the state’s innovative strategy to manage society.
Job seekers at a job fair in Chongqing, China.
An oversupply of graduates is putting pressure on the social contract in East Asia.