Category - young people

  • June 19, 2014

    I often speak to people in their seventies and eighties about what life was like when they were young. These are working-class men and women, from a Northern industrial town, who all left school when they were 14 or 15, with very basic qualifications. They had no opportunity to take their education further, though many would have liked to.

  • June 16, 2014

    The campaign group ForcesWatch is launching a new film:Engage: the military and young people. which is made by and for, teenagers and young adults.

  • March 3, 2014

    The government must be far more proactive on long-term youth unemployment if young people are truly to benefit from the jobs recovery, says the TUC.

  • February 2, 2014

    Young Christians from around the world are invited to apply to the World Council of Churches (WCC) Stewards Programme for the WCC Central Committee meeting which will be held from 26 June to 10 July 2014.

  • January 7, 2014

    UK chancellor George Osborne is using divide-and-rule tactics to try to push through further cuts of around £25 billion over two years by 2017-18. This includes £12 billion in social security reductions. The poorest will be worst affected but, if he gets his way, many others currently struggling to cope with sharply rising prices and rents will be hit.

  • January 6, 2014

    The Taize ecumenical community based in France, which has an emphasis on youth and historic Christian spirituality in a changing world, will be holding one of its European weekends in Edinburgh from 15-17 March 2014.

  • January 1, 2014

    Some 30,000 ecumenical youth have gathered in Strasbourg for a festival of peace, justice and spirituality.

  • December 29, 2013

    Vulnerable children who run away from home or care in England are more likely to ‘fall through the gaps’ because of new police definitions, says the Children’s Society.

  • November 26, 2013

    Around 70 academics, activists, campaigners, and writers came together at the Militarisation in Everyday Life in the UK conference organised by Forces Watch.

  • November 19, 2013

    The Methodist Youth Assembly – 3Generate – has elected Megan Thomas as the Church's new Youth President Designate for 2014-2015.