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This guy is an idiot. Teens are portrayed as loving themselves and not caring about others

This guy is an idiot. Teens are portrayed as loving themselves and not caring about others

Teenagers can do good things. A school project has turned into a star-studded charity walk for two Macleod College year nine students. The charity has already raised $1000 for Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer and Wellness Centre Appeal.  "There are probably more compassionate, motivated, caring teens out there than ratbags. It’s just unfortunate that society tends to focus so much on the negative."

Teenagers can do good things. A school project has turned into a star-studded charity walk for two Macleod College year nine students. The charity has already raised $1000 for Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer and Wellness Centre Appeal. "There are probably more compassionate, motivated, caring teens out there than ratbags. It’s just unfortunate that society tends to focus so much on the negative."

Malala is one example of many teenagers who have changed the world. She has stood up for womens rights and education

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. 'When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

Teen Pregnancy Facts and Statistics

information/education:Teen Pregnancy Facts Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]. I'd love to get an internship working with teen pregnancy prevention and sexual health.

I chose this article and this image because it shows that many young girls find groups within the social media world that fuels their body obsessions that have been instilled from the media. This specific twitter page is dedicated to popular model Cara Delevigne and her thigh gap and demonstrates the lengths girls are willing to go to in order to perfect a certain part of their body.

Minding the 'thigh gap': Social media drive teen body-image obsession

This article discusses how social media sites are proving to be very destructive towards children. Children are in the time of their life when they are shaping their ideas about the world and how someone has to appear to be successful and well liked. Much of their knowledge is coming from "photo-centric" websites and apps such as Instagram which is giving them an unrealistic sense of how the world is.

Why must i be fat and ugly was my mantra through two eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia and body image distortions, laxative abuse for over 30 years. Recovering memories of childhood molestation healed the root causes.

Youth unemployment is still at around one million. Four-fifths of 14- to 17-year-olds feel their age group is unfairly represented in the media, according to polling of more than 1,000 young people by the think tank Demos. A further 85 per cent believe negative stereotypes are affecting their chances of getting a job.

Persistent negative stereotypes in the media about teenagers are harming their prospects of getting a job, according to research published today.