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Adolescents

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender Equality

Organizations relating to Adolescents

International Alliance for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Schools / Est. 2003
International Federation of Teachers' Associations / Est. 1926
World Young Women's Christian Association / Est. 1855
African Association for the Promotion of Adolescent Health / Est. 1992
International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions / Est. 1937
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts / Est. 1928
Girls Friendly Society World Council / Est. 1955
Union mondiale des anciennes et anciens élèves des Filles de Marie Auxiliatrice / Est. 1908
International Center on Adolescent Fertility / Est. 1978
The MATCH International Women's Fund / Est. 1976
Congregation of the Apostolic Carmel / Est. 1868
Inter-American Boy Scouts Advisory Committee / Est. 1946
Inter-American Convention on Conflict of Laws Concerning the Adoption of Minors / Est. 1984
Protocol Concerning the Adhesion of States Not Represented at the Third Conference on Private International Law to the Convention of June 12 1902, Regulating the Guardianship of Minors / Est. 1923
Federação Latino-Americana de Psiquiatria da Infância e Adolescência e Profissôes Afins / Est. 1995
Teen Suicide Prevention League
Inter-American Center for Prevention of Drug Dependence in Minors
European Association for Research on Adolescence / Est. 1991
Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors / Est. 1994
Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund / Est. 1969
CamFed International / Est. 1993
Nordic Collaboration Group for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Est. 1986
Sisters of Notre Dame / Est. 1850
International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women / Est. 1953
European Association for Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychology and Other Involved Professions / Est. 1997

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World Problems relating to Adolescents

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Trafficking in children
Juvenile prostitution
Shortage of marriageable women
Discrimination against youth
Social irresponsibility of youth
Discrimination between countries on the legal age of consent
Drug abuse by adolescents
Discrimination against juveniles in judicial proceedings due to protective legislation
Mental illness in children
Violent death of young people
Smoking by adolescents
Youth violence
Increasing adolescent sexual activity
Childhood trauma
Armed youths
Corruption of minors
Juvenile stress
Juvenile alcoholism
Neglect of adolescent health care
Difficulty of youth transition from school to work
Teenage language jargon
Driving delinquency
Marginalized young people
Unlawful repatriation of minors
Sexual intercourse with minors

Action Strategies relating to Adolescents

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing teenage murder
Promoting chaste living for youth
Banning tobacco sales to children
Improving access of girls to basic education
Providing reproductive health counselling for adolescents
Rescuing children
Building needed adolescent pedagogues
Promoting adolescent reproductive health awareness
Publishing materials about adolescent sexuality
Formalizing education for women and girls
Campaigning against trafficking in women
Campaigning to reduce the age of consent
Advancing adolescent health
Educating boys
Disseminating information for women and girls
Improving literacy for women
Guarding standards of sexual behaviour for teenagers
Suppressing traffic in minors
Networking adolescent health associations
Controlling consumption of alcohol by adolescents
Reducing health risks of teenage sex
Holding creative youth competitions
Giving attention to adolescent health care
Improving recognition by institutions of the transition through adolescence
Promoting sex with minors

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