Posts Tagged "youth"

Social Responsibility

‘So, if he can’t afford it, can’t we do it for him?’ I asked timidly. ‘Why would you want to do it? Let things be the way they are’ was the reply. Let things be the way they are, seriously? What about all those teachings of being different, and unique,…

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A Dancer’s Tale

By Ghalia Zainab This story highlights the plight and aspirations of a young Pakistani girl who is forced to adopt dancing as a profession out of poverty and illiteracy. Dancing is considered dishonourable in this part of the world due to a number of societal and religious reasons. She hid…

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Youth and Crime in Nigeria: Effects and Solutions

By Nweke, Prince O. Regional Coordinator, National Coalitions of Nigerian Youths in South-East (NACONY) Image source: diylanguage.wordpress.com Introduction It is unfortunately that from research, we observed that there are roughly 200 million youths in Nigeria between 15 and 4 years of age. This represents about 20% of the population. According…

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Increasing Trends of Suicide among Youth

By Mariam Asif Taking one’s own life is called ‘suicide’. It is a severe public health issue and affects youth also.  Suicide is highly common among youth between the ages of 10 to 24 and is third primary cause of death. It is estimated that each year 4600 lives are…

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The Power of Exchange

By Hasan Talib Chichan

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Think

By Qurat-ul-Ain Zamir Positive thinking is a mental attitude that admits into the mind thoughts, words and images that are conductive to growth and success. It is a mental attitude that leads to good and favorable results.  A positive mind anticipates happiness, prosperity, joy, health and a successful outcome of…

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Pakistan: Needy of Youth’s Role

By Aqsa Malik Image source: www.jhsph.edu Helen Keller said, “As long as youth is there, a country can never back-pedal on its goals.” Pakistan is passing through a phase of great turmoil and violence. It has a fledging democracy, a war in its neighbourhood and an ally always grumbling the ‘do more’ dictation…

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Time to Work for a Cause

By Nayyab Zehra NUST According to UNICEF, 59% of the total Pakistani community is the youth in year 2011. Hence, now is the best time for us, the youth to work for the betterment of Pakistan. We should take individual steps to achieve collective progression. Practical work is the need…

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Proactivity: Need of Our Times

By Mohammad Q. Islam NUCES-FAST Source: Internet These days our nation is passing through a worryingly dark and increasingly difficult period. Its image has been tainted and dragged through the mud. The people are confronted by immense problems including overall dwindling resources, rising inflation and unemployment rates, and of course, a security…

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