The Democratic gains were fueled by women, young and Hispanic voters, a Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll found. Fifty-five percent of women said they backed a Democrat for the House this year, compared to 49 percent in the 2014 midterm congressional election.
Suicides by Japanese youth reached a 30-year-high, the the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology said on Monday, even as overall suicide numbers have steadily declined over the past 15 years.
Turkey's biggest and most comprehensive festival — the Istanbul Youth Festival (İGF) — targeted at young people kicked off at the Eurasia Show and Art Center. The festival brings Turkey's beloved brands, NGOs and public enterprises to the public though art exhibitions, workshops, sports activities, panel sessions and live concerts.
A new study suggested that transgender and gender non-conforming children and adolescents may be more likely to develop depression and other mental health conditions, compared with individuals whose gender identity matches their assigned gender at birth.
More than ever before, the Arab region now registers an unprecedented youth population growth while facing huge challenges such as extremely high unemployment rates — more than half of all regional jobless population — and inadequate education and health provision, in particular among young women.