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What are the Young People Complaining About?

Posted by on April 6, 2012 in About | Comments Off on What are the Young People Complaining About?

What are the Young People Complaining About?

Author: Pol Guardia

The first thing that we have to handle when we want to talk about Youth is INVISIBILITY. This is at the same time a need, but also a problem of Youth Discrimination. Youth discrimination doesn’t exist as a concept, it’s included in the general name ‘ageism’, which usually refers to the discrimination of the elderly. There are other terms and definitions such as Youth empowerment or Youth engagement, but they tend to be presented in the positive way, which is the direction in which we want to go.

A video about the Ageism campaign:

Even those activists who do recognise different ages in ageism, tend to be focused on children.

More at our YOUTH page

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