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By CAYR (cayr.info) | Youth news from the Asia-Pacific region

A polarised Indonesia? Elections, intolerance and religion

Identity politics, particularly religious identity politics, has increasingly become the norm in Indonesian elections. With continual waves of …

Religion

Festival of Change 2018 Community Voices Gallery

We strongly value local knowledge, expertise and experience. As part of the Festival of Change 2018 we met and talked with community members from our …

Streetwear

Young People Feel Entitled & That's a Good Thing

Last week, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic Party primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District. Why Ocasio-Cortez—an …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

How libraries provide safe spaces for (all) youth

2018-08-12 00:00:00 | <b>Essay</b> International Federation of Library Associations and InstitutionsInternational Federation of Library Associations and …

Essays

2017 Universities Australia student finances survey | APO

Resource Type: ReportAuthor/Creator: • Universities Australia<br>Upload File: 2017 Universities Australia student finances survey (report) — Downloaded 44 …

Higher Education

Second Opinion: The State of the Arts Education Resources

<i>These resources, compiled by the education teams across the Smithsonian Institution, feature lessons, activities, exhibitions, videos and tools that</i> …

Museums

Why the NAPLAN results delay is a storm in a teacup

NAPLAN has caused much controversy this year, as has become customary. With the test in its tenth year, the New South Wales government called for it …

Education

Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use technology in the classroom

Somewhere in a school near you, a teacher is struggling to handle a query from a student whose laptop has a flat battery or another who’s watching a …

Education Technology

With Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just Weeks

Six middle- and high-school students sat around a table on a Monday afternoon, watching a psychologist write three letters on a whiteboard:<p>O-C-D.<p>“What does O.C.D. stand for?” the psychologist, Avital Falk, asked the group.<p>“Obsessive-compulsive disorder,” answered a timid 12-year-old boy wearing a …

Mental Health

Elite New York High Schools to Offer 1 in 5 Slots to Those Below Cutoff

Samuel Cole took the specialized high school test, only to miss the cutoff for his chosen school by more than 30 points.<p>But he is getting another chance through a summer program that places a limited number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds at the city’s eight specialized high schools that …

High School

Kimberley towns of Kununurra, Broome hit by wave of youth crime, raising racial tensions

Community leaders in WA's Kimberley are scrambling to contain rising racial tensions being fuelled by a surge in break-ins, vandalism and assaults by …

Save the Children

The Indian-Australian millennials who are choosing arranged marriage

When Meera Patel was 24, she told her friends, "I'm going to find a husband in a year".<p>The young women laughed at her certainty — after all, up until …

Relationships

When police misjudge family violence, victims are slapped with intervention order applications

When Stephanie's* partner called the police to report her, she was actually relieved.<p>Mark* had attacked her before.<p>She'd threatened to call triple-0, …

Sociology

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Meryl Wilcox's daughter Julie* had been struggling with an eating disorder for four years by the time her family realised she was in the grips of …

Mental Health

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Starting in 2020 or 2021, the government is to begin a trial in which 400 serious heroin addicts will be provided with the drug.<p>The controversial …

Liberal Party

Yarning the way: the role of Indigenous education paraprofessionals in guiding the post-school transitions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth | APO

2018-07-11 00:00:00 | <b>Report</b> Maree Gruppetta, Erica Southgate, Robyn Ober, Liz Cameron, John Fischetti, Amy Thunig, Treesa Heath, Karinda Burns, …

Crime

Provision of drug rehabilitation services in regional, rural and remote New South Wales

2018-08-06 00:00:00 | <b>Report</b> Legislative Council Portfolio Committee No. 2 – Health and Community Services (NSW)Parliament of New South …

Wales

New insights into school friendship patterns could boost research into infectious disease outbreaks

Children’s friendship groups in secondary school remain consistent over time and are often structured around gender, with boys forming the most …

Public Health

Australian sex education isn't diverse enough. Here's why we should follow England's lead

How children are taught about sex, relationships and sexuality at school is shaping up to be a political hot potato in Australia (again). It’s …

Sexual Harassment

A Jordanian biologist redefines success for women in science

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>03 August 2018<p>Malak Abedalthagafi extols a memoir from a trailblazer in women’s rights.<p>Malak Abedalthagafi is a physician-scientist, …

Stem Cells

E-Cigs Addicting The Masses: 'We Are Experimenting On Teenagers' Lungs,' Warns Stanford Professor

Just when cigarette smoking among adolescents is at its lowest, vaping has taken over as an alternate stealth delivery mechanism for the addictive drug nicotine.<p>Vaping is perceived as the cool in-thing, socially appealing, glamorous, flavorful, and healthy. Smoking, on the other hand, is bitter, …

Public Health

From refugee to police officer: New constable part of push to change the force

Constable Kur Thiek was a bit nervous as he prepared for his first day on patrol as a Victoria Police officer.<p>"Today is my first shift after …

Africa

Nurul Shamsul: Between hijab and Miss Universe

Nurul Shamsul has shot to fame as the first hijab-wearing woman to be listed as a finalist of Miss Universe New Zealand.<p>Shamsul did not consider her …

Miss Universe

Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying

Almost half of the poorer mental health we see in teenagers with a disability is due to bullying, our new research shows.<p>If we could stop the high …

Mental Health

Why young women say no to rural Australia

When it comes to migration trends, young people aged 15-24 are among the most itinerant in Australia. According to the 2016 census statistics, …

Social Sciences

An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep

Attention all you happy high school graduates about to go off to college, as well as the many others returning for another year of higher education. Grandsons Stefan and Tomas, that includes you.<p>Whatever you may think can get in the way of a successful college experience, chances are you won’t …

College & University

Tasmania's Brave Foundation young mum support program goes Australia-wide

When Hobart mother Ebony Curtis fell pregnant at 15, only one person congratulated her.<p>She was determined to finish her education and tried to go …

Parenting

Why drunk college students go for salty, greasy food

After a night of heavy drinking, college students often get a case of the “drunchies”—drunk munchies—where only fatty, salty, unhealthy foods will …

Nutrition

Teens who get funding for abortion face more barriers

Teenagers who received funding to help pay for an abortion experienced greater hardships that affected abortion access compared to adult …

Teens