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By: Desireé van Langen Today, on the 10th of October, it is mental health day. This years topic is “Young people and mental health in a changing world”. Around 20% of young people experience mental health issues. Therefore Mental Health is part of the Youth Goals (goal 5) and the EU Youth Strategy which aims… » read more

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By María Ballesteros Melero   “Peace requires everyone to be in the circle, each one to contribute to its wholeness, inclusion.” ~ I. Allende Today is the International #PeaceDay, and this year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The role of youth in promoting peace is essential nowadays and… » read more

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#YouthDay #SafeSpaces4Youth International Youth Day 2018: Let’s create safe spaces By Desireé van Langen Today, on the 12th of August 2018, we celebrate International Youth Day. This year’s edition focuses on the importance of safe spaces. A safe space means an environment in which young people can be themselves. This includes for example feeling welcome… » read more

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By Viola Bianchetti. AEGEE-Europe regrets to witness the possible shut down of gender studies programs in Hungary, an attack to the right to free education and even to the freedom of expression. AEGEE-Europe stands for the liberty of each individual to pursue their education following their interests and passion, and to develop their personality at… » read more

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During San Fermin 2016 celebrations in Pamplona (Spain), 5 men forced one 18-year-old woman to have sex with them in the entrance hall of a residential building. Moreover, the 5 men recorded the sexual intercourse in video and after this they stole her phone so she could not communicate. The five men were accused of… » read more

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AEGEE-Europe is deeply concerned by the attempt to further restrict the grounds for legal abortion in Poland. The Polish Parliament is debating a draft bill that would limit the already restricted grounds on which women can access a legal abortion by banning abortion in situations where there is a severe foetal anomaly. Because of the… » read more

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