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Issues facing youth in the 21st century

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Mona Naimi

on 20 January 2015

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Transcript of Issues facing youth in the 21st century

Inquiry Question
What issues do children and youth face in the twenty-first century? How are the issues that they face today different from the issues experienced by children in previous generations?
Growing Up Too Fast
Children and Youth are experimenting with adult activities
Influenced by movies, TV, and the internet
The Secret Life of an American Teenager
and
Teen Mom
Teen Pregnancies are rapidly increasing
Materialism
"The measure of success in life is how much stuff you have."
Pressure to be perfect/fit in
Want what everyone else has
Don't feel important unless they have things
More likely to bring less income home
Less attention
Bad decisions
Single parent homes has increased drastically

Drug/Alcohol Abuse
In the past every actor/actress had a cigarette in their hand on screen
Awareness of the dangers of smoking has increased making smoking less popular
drugs and drinking are now more common in our generations
Bullying
Schools can be a war zone for children
School shootings, stabbings, fighting, and suicide
Cyber-bullying
Poverty
21% of all children in North America are considered in poverty
Contributes to social, behavioral and educational problems
Parents cant afford proper education,
Children get bullied at school
Issues Facing Youth
13 Reasons Why
Single Parent Households
Pressure/Stress
Parents
Teachers/School
Peer pressure
ex: Depression, Anxiety, Eating disorders
Conclusion
What issues do children and youth face in the 21st century?
How are the issues that they face today different from the issues experienced by children in previous generations?
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