Leading Change - Young People, Youth Activism

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Dr Andrew Azzopardi:

Dr Andrew Azzopardi       Senior Lecturer | Consultant on Disability Issues Department of Youth and Community Studies Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta E: andrew.azzopardi@um.edu.mt Tw : @Azzopardi70 FB: https://www.facebook.com/azzopardi70    

This is me…:

This is me… A regular contributor on The Malta Independent I anchor a radio show on national radio I teach at the University of Malta

This is Malta…:

This is Malta…


...young people will be at the fore front in this struggle .


Youth activism as a social phenomenon was defined in the mid- to late- nineteenth century when young people began forming labor strikes in response to their working conditions, wages, and hours...

Political participation in many ways seems to be waning down. :

Political participation in many ways seems to be waning down.


Over time, this collective learning results in practices that reflect both the pursuit of youth enterprises and the attendant social relations.


The principles young activists are in agreement on and that regulate their direct action seem to be the following, namely equality of rights, eradicating discrimination, special focus on vulnerable populations within the community, eradicating stigmatisation and sustainable fiscal policies (Brown, 2006).


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