Many countries in West Africa do not have up to date census surveys.
Intergenerational Day serves as a reminder of what the old and young can learn from one another, as well as the benefits that come from connecting with others.
Higher levels of income inequality in youth are associated with increased ‘deaths of despair’ in young Canadians.
In Canada, over 50 per cent of female students in Ontario have reported moderate to severe psychological distress. One in four girls has been sexually abused by the time they turn 18.
Gen Z’s interest in flip phones is the latest in a series of obsessions young people have for the aesthetic of the 1990s and 2000s.
Both at home and in schools, food can become a powerful tool to empower young people to take climate action, which can lead to reduced climate anxiety and increased feelings of hope for the future.
As social media becomes more prevalent in our lives, a career as an influencer may seem enticing. But those interested in this new career should be aware of the challenges.
Some psychologists suggest a cultural emphasis on safety is contributing to rising anxiety and depression among teens.
With most social media users logging in at least once a day, and one-third of teens using these apps almost constantly, it raises the issue of whether social media is hurting our attention abilities.
Ontario’s new policy on youth leaving care comes into effect April 1. While the policy provides welcomed support for youth, there are still gaps that need to be addressed.
Young adults are among the groups most adversely affected by the housing crisis. Foreign-born young adults, in particular, are disproportionately more likely to live in unaffordable housing.
Ontario’s changed university funding formula, which forces institutions to rely on high student tuition for niche programs, is putting some northern institutions in precarious financial situations.
The rate of suicide attempts in children and adolescents increased by 22 per cent during the pandemic compared to before the pandemic.
Addiction to social media can affect the emotional well-being of adolescents and young adults. But staying offline — even for only a few hours a day — can help.
To reduce ageist perceptions of older people, we should encourage collectivist norms and the importance of acting for the common good.
How can Generation Z serve as effective agents of economic reform in a system they don’t believe in?
Commotio cordis is the result of blunt trauma to the heart, and is one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death in youth sports. Improvements in protective equipment may help prevent it.
If we don’t support youth’s struggle for democracy, there’s little chance of a peaceful, secure, sustainably developed and environmentally friendly future.
To resolve growing violence in schools, policy conversations about gun violence need to include community programs that dismantle systemic barriers and inequities.
Youth violence hasn’t let up in Toronto. In fact, it’s getting worse. Community members say it’s a major problem that needs a more holistic solution.