A growing number of young people in Britain are fed up with their life, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of anxiety and inadequacy, according to a new survey.
The number of young people in the UK who say they do not believe that life is worth living has doubled in the last decade, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of inadequacy, new research suggested.
More than half of the inmates held in prisons for young people in England and Wales are from a black and minority ethnic (BME) background, the highest proportion on record, the prisons watchdog said, prompting warnings that youth jails have hit ‘American’ levels of disproportionality.
Despite progress achieved in occupational safety in Latin America, the rates of work-related accidents and diseases are still worrying, especially among young people, more vulnerable in a context of labor flexibility and unemployment.
Youth workers should be given training sessions on the link between social media and violence, experts have told the Guardian, amid warnings that gangs are increasingly using social media sites to taunt each other.
An estimated seven million refugees — about one-third of the global refugee population — are between 10 and 24 years old, yet this demographic is often overlooked in humanitarian and development responses. At a critical time in their lives, these young refugees experience the stress of displacement, which can impact their future development and success.
Most UK young people do not go to university but have been overlooked and left behind by the current system which leaves too many school leavers to drift into dead-end jobs, a damning report by a House of Lords committee has warned.
A multidisciplinary research group at the University of Pennsylvania showed how many of the major brain networks evolve from childhood to adulthood, and suggests that establishing normal measures of this development could assist in the diagnosis of various cognitive and psychological disorders.