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Incidence of suicide in serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel: detailed analysis 2001–2015

Resource Type: Research reportAuthor/Creator: • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare<br>Upload File: Incidence of suicide in serving and ex-serving …


China’s two-child policy has already stopped working

That was quick.<p>When China officially ended its one-child policy in 2015, couples promptly heeded the call and had a lot more babies. Under its new two-child policy, China recorded 18.46 million births in 2016—the highest since 2000—with almost half of those babies having at least one older …


A Child Abuse Prediction Model Fails Poor Families

It’s late November 2016, and I’m squeezed into the far corner of a long row of gray cubicles in the call screening center for the Allegheny County …

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China's birth rate drops despite end of one-child policy

China's family planning commission has revealed the country's birth rate dropped by 3.5 per cent last year, despite moves over the past couple of …


China's youth obsessed with 'cat-sniffing'

January 17, 2018 3:29 PM<br>HANGZHOU - Zhou Shuaibo loves sniffing his orange tabby cat and spends hours playing with it every day.


Asia’s youth must be taught skills to keep up with technology, experts say

Asia’s youth must be equipped with the skills to adapt to rapid advances in technology if they are to avoid unemployment, according to experts at a …

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MIC Youth chief: Opposition hard-pressed for support from Indian community

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — The collaboration between the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) and NewGen Party proves that the Opposition camp is hard …


Will younger candidates for Malaysian GE pull in the youth vote?

<i>2 days 9 hours</i> agoKUALA LUMPUR — Will fielding young candidates help Malaysian political parties snare

Don't detest politics, PM tells youth

Young people should not detest politics, as Thailand needs a young generation of politicians to replace the old ones, Prime Minister Prayut …


Vietnam youth tap into blogging, vlogging trend

 Blogging has become a passion with Vietnam’s youth and has brought them a wide variety of job opportunities.


Youth development policies scrutinised

 The National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children held a conference in Hanoi on January 8 on the …


Youth channel aims at digital natives

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Television’s channel 6 (VTV6, the youth channel) has become a site for digital natives, especially those born between the years …


China's pink, oversized women-only car parks slammed as sexist

Oversized female-only parking spots marked with a stiletto icon in eastern China have been strongly criticised as sexist on Chinese social media.<p>The …


No school, period! Menstruating Ghanaian girls banned from river crossing

"These girls need to cross the river to get to their school"<p>By Varsha Saraogi<p>LONDON, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ban on schoolgirls in …

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Former slaves are key to warning women of trafficking risks - campaigners

"They might not trust their governments or western NGOs, but they will listen to and trust women within their communities"<p>By Kieran Guilbert<p>LONDON, …


Teen dad Noa Woolloff now travels NZ speaking to young people

The former Wellington head boy who made headlines as a teenage dad has well and truly broken his stereotype - and now spends his days trying to do …

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Young drinkers consuming more alcohol than ever

Fewer young people in New Zealand are drinking but the heavy drinking culture has not changed, a health watchdog says.<p>A study involving more than …

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No ice, no problem for Taiwan luger Lien

TAIPEI (Reuters) - When Lien Te-an sets off on his luge for practice runs there is no biting cold or sound of blades scraping the ice, only a swoosh before he disappears down a steep mountain road into the shimmering heat of eastern Taiwan's Yilan County.<p>Although his practice environment fails to …


Taiwan isn’t China, and Taiwanese aren’t Chinese

There is a moment in “1776,” the acclaimed musical about the American founding, in which Benjamin Franklin explains to the Continental Congress why …


China Focus: Platforms launched to help Chinese companies recruit talent - Xinhua

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A number of service platforms and projects were launched Friday in Beijing's tech hub Zhongguancun to help Chinese …


Student Leader Focused after Conference

A young student leader at the Divine Word University has taken a big step in his educational career after attending the Young Leaders Summit in Kuala …

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Joshua Wong, Democracy Advocate, Is Sentenced in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to three months in prison on Wednesday for his role in a protest in 2014 demanding freer elections of the leader of the semiautonomous Chinese territory.<p>Mr. Wong had pleaded guilty to contempt of court for refusing to obey a court order to …

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'Severe moral crisis': what I know about selective school students

At age 11, I felt like my life was over. In the words of my Chinese migrant parents, I would only be able to make a living as a prostitute or a …


Mount Isa children stopped, photographed as part of police crackdown

Children wandering the streets of Mount Isa are being stopped, photographed and driven home by police officers as part of a new operation following …


LISTEN: Why most single moms in college don’t finish

When Robyn Young was growing up, she never thought of herself as college material. She says when she graduated from high school, her classmates …


Is the effort to curb strict discipline going too far, too fast?

BURIEN, Wash. — One of the more radical transformations in public education today begins with a simple greeting each morning among …

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Private and community sector initiatives in refugee employment and entrepreneurship

2017-12-20 00:00:00 | <b>Working paper</b> Jock CollinsLowy Institute for International Policy[field_teaser]Economics


The effects of pornography on children and young people: an evidence scan

2017-12-07 00:00:00 | <b>Research report</b> Antonia Quadara, Alissar El-Murr, Joe LathamAustralian Institute of Family Studies[field_teaser]Social issues


Journal of Applied Youth Studies – Centre for Applied Youth Research Inc.

<b>About the Journal of Applied Youth Studies (JAYS)</b><p>The <i>Journal of Applied Youth Studies</i> (<i>JAYS</i>) publishes research-based and/or practice-informed …