As the slim figures of Korean pop (K-pop) stars grace screens worldwide, teenagers in Jakarta find themselves following their idols’ extreme diet regimes to achieve the idealized body image — a trend that many, including the teenagers themselves, deem dangerous.
Curtis still looks forward to something more as BLK Cosmetics grows. She eventually wants to have an eyelash curler in her set.
“A generation which ignores history has no past—and no future.”—Robert Heinlein
The survey puts to light the top causes of anxiety among Japanese youth, with money being their prime concern.
Many of us—retired, semiretired, or still active in our career—have been leaders at some point in our lives. Aside from our work, we may have been leaders in professional, civic, social, cultural, religious, or sports organizations, in the community, or in advocacy groups. We may also have served in government.
GENEVA — Switzerland’s government is thinking of barring its minors from using tanning salons because of the long-term risk that radiation from ultraviolet (UV) beds could cause skin cancer.
Issues such as corporal punishment, teenage pregnancy, and sexual abuse are among the most pressing concerns that personally affect Filipino children today. The UNICEF and the Child Rights Network organized the “For Every Child, A Voice; A Children’s Assembly” at the Museo Pambata in Manila on Thursday where 32 children from all over the Philippines urged lawmakers and policymakers to listen and respond to their concerns.