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What is the value of being young and free? How young people can fuel revolutions that will change our future.
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IMAGE: Is posting 'selfies' a way of portraying how we're seen on social media sites or is it a way to boost confidence?

IMAGE: Is posting 'selfies' a way of portraying how we're seen on social media sites or is it a way to boost confidence? | The Wonder Years | Scoop.it
TWO Scots seasoned selfies share their opinions on the celebrity trend which has become part of everyday life for women and young girls.
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How do we see ourselves? Think beyond the screen image.

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Live: Modi knows Indian youth want performance, not excuses

Live: Modi knows Indian youth want performance, not excuses | The Wonder Years | Scoop.it
Narendra Modi's in the capital and going to give a speech that is seeing protests even before it has begun. We track the latest developments.
Olina Banerji's insight:

In the last few years, role models for the youth have been few anf far between. One major contender is the controverisal Chief Minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi. Modi has won the hearts of a section of society which had absolved him of crimes during the Godhra riots. As a generation that grew up watching the fallout of the riots unfold over the last decade, can the youth forgive and forget?

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The Changemakers | Ashoka - India

The Changemakers | Ashoka - India | The Wonder Years | Scoop.it
Olina Banerji's insight:

From prolific youth leaders to part-time geel gardeners, young Indians are putting their minds and hearts together to turn passion into purpose. Ashoka India's Changemakers are a growing breed of individuals who have decided to dedicate their lives to changing the way yound people in India react and engage with the system. Run by Prakhar Bhartiya, Youth Alliance is now a well-known platform that gives urban youth the chance to work and empathise with the teeming rural population of India. It's definitely a place where action trump words and where a new language of social engagement is being formulated.

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