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.
Ethiopian history shows that the demands of its young people can't go unaddressed for long.
African governments should prioritise investment in high speed internet connectivity because it can have spillover benefits for education systems, as well as economic and social growth.
New research shows that people who suffer from mental disorders earlier in life were more likely to subsequent develop physical diseases, age faster, and also die earlier than those who did not.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recently approved for adolescents ages 12-15. Vaccination is essential to protect children from serious illness and quicken return to normal life.
Ontario closed half of its youth detention centres raising concerns around relocating youth from their communities and potential conflicts with current youth justice legislation.
As teens forge their post-pandemic identities, let’s afford them the 'dignity of risk,' in their whole lives including their sexualities.
This research provides fresh insights into strategies that can be used to improve the lives of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and around the world.
The pandemic has led some people on working holiday visas to apply for permanent residency, while others are going to stick out their two years and head home.
We need to commit to creating safe and inclusive environments for trans and non-binary youth, because when they have those supportive environments, they thrive.
A former student at a therapeutic boarding school, who is now a scholar, explains why she believes a growing outcry is making a difference.
In Nigeria, the unmarried, the unemployed, the less educated and those from the northern parts of the country were most susceptible to psychological challenges associated with COVID-19 lockdown.
Despite belief that its demographic watch mostly on-demand through devices, there is logic to bringing BBC 3 back to TV.
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
High rates of youth mental illness show the urgent need for accessible, affordable and research-backed mental health care. It’s crucial to include young people’s voices in shaping these resources.
In Lagos, cinema audiences don’t go to the movies for the film alone. There’s more.
COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents.
Media depictions of youth during the pandemic are distorting the actual experiences, practices and attitudes of young adults during COVID-19, as well as the pandemic’s impact on them.
Communicators must listen to the frustrations, fears and concerns of young people about COVID-19. Then they need to speak to them like human beings, rather than talk at them.
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.