Youth issues

Are Two Off Days Enough to Satisfy Students’ Mental Health?

By Rebecca Diers – SUNY Cortland Before the spring semester started at SUNY Cortland, administrators announced that there will be no spring break this year because of Covid-19. In an attempt to still give students some sort of break, they…

Women who Build the Future: Giulia Cicoli

Starting March 8, International Women’s Day, Pressenza is publishing a series of video interviews entitled “Women who build the future, Towards a nonviolent culture ”. In this interview Anna Polo speaks with Giulia Cicoli. Giulia Cicoli is one of the founders…

Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Argues Internet Access Must Be a ‘Basic Right’

“We must work to make sure all young people can connect to a web that gives them the power to shape their world.” By Jessica Corbett World Wide Web creator Tim Berners-Lee on Friday marked the 32nd birthday his digital…

ICRC: Millions of young Syrians paid heavy toll during “decade of savage loss”

As the crisis in Syria moves into its second decade, a survey commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross highlights the heavy price paid by young Syrians. 1,400 Syrians between the ages of 18-25 were surveyed in Syria,…

It was a Boy Called Tomás

Tomás was 3 years old and smiling at life when he left his home accompanied by his great-uncle. He went with the confidence and joy of a healthy and happy child which finds, at every step, a new discovery, a…

UN Youth4Disarmament Recognized by ‘Billion Acts of Peace’

By Devinder Kumar Disarmament is at the heart of the collective security system set out in the United Nations Charter, with its goal to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. In commemoration of the United Nation’s 75th anniversaries…

Stand up against gender-based violence with The 77 Percent

“Choose what is right” and join Namibian musician EES and DW’s The 77 Percent in calling for an end to gender-based violence! Send us your dance videos to make your statement and win a prize for your participation. DW, Germany’s international…

Life Online: College Students’ Perspective on Remote Learning

By Rebecca Diers – SUNY Cortland With almost no warning, life for college students last year went from sitting in classrooms with their professors and peers to viewing them on a screen. Now, almost a year later, this is still…

The Assembly “Towards a global agenda: the human right to education from the movements” took place at the World Social Forum 2021.

With the participation of a hundred delegates from organizations that converge around education as a human right, the self-organized assembly “Towards a global agenda: the human right to education from the movements” was held this Saturday (30) in the framework…

Enough ‘Blah Blah Blah’ From Global Elites, Greta Thunberg Declares at Digital Davos

“I’m only here to once again remind you of the emergency we are in. The crisis that you and your predecessors have created and inflicted upon us.” By Jessica Corbett In yet another fiery speech to attendees of an elite annual summit,…

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