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Mentorship and coaching of youth: When they can make the difference, by Simone Galimberti (ht 11/11/2021)

What are Nepali youth thinking?, by Jagannath Lamichhane, Sanjaya Mahato and Sushav Niraula (rep 16/05/2021) [see corresponding Niti report],Catch Them Young For Integrity Building, by Mukti Rijal (rn 08/04/2021)

Nepal’s casteist youths: Of the Nepali youths I surveyed, most said human beings are equal. Yet they also expressed their reluctance to marry outside their caste, by Mim Bahadur Pariyar (ae 14/08/2020)

In the criticism against the Oli administration, Nepali youth are eerily silent: Many young people fear the might of the current government as it is the strongest in decades while others have their own interests to protect, say youth activists, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/01/2020)

Sense and insensitivity: We are cultivating masses of insensitive, irresponsible, misogynistic youths who wouldn’t even go the length to be humans first, by Ushma Rebel (rep 29/12/2019)

Youth club, youth parliament operation procedure issued (ht 12/12/2019)

Heed the youth, by Raju Chauhan (rep 21/10/2019)

Power to youth: Grassroots level policy-making and activism can truly transform Nepali youth and Nepal, by Simone Galimberti (rep 24/08/2019)

Evoking responsibility to bridge the youth-government trust deficit: Youths will have a sense of ownership towards nation-building only when they are directly involved in policymaking, by Pukar Malla (kp 12/08/2019)

Revised strategy on adolescents unveiled (rep 08/05/2019)

Child marriage still in practice in the Chepang community, by Pratap Bista (kp 09/02/2019)

Civic Engagement of Youth, by Dev Raj Dahal (rn 29/01/2019)

Helping youths thrive: What are we doing to ensure that youths from poor families can take advantage from economic cycle?, by Simone Galimberti (rep 02/12/2018)

Empowering the youth: Give them safe spaces, by Prakash Banjade (ht 13/08/2018)

Role of Youths to Build Prosperous Nepal, by Sarmila Bagale (rn 14/07/2018)

Youths can change: Youths who are mired in dilemma are in dire need of personal development programs to help them realize their potentials, by Simone Galimberti (rep 16/06/2018)

Obesity growing among urban youths in Nepal, by Dilasha KC (rep 11/06/2018)

Agents of change: Youth voice matters, by Prakash Banjade (ht 08/06/2018)

Youth in data: Only by providing adequate opportunities to the youths, can Nepal realize its dream of transitioning into the middle-income country by 2030, by Bijay K. Shahi (rep 25/12/2017)

The youth of the nation: In the face of adversity, Nepali youths should find the energy and motivation to play an active role in serving society, by Simone Galimberti (kp 22/11/2017)

Young, gifted and held back: A platform must be created to harness youth-based skills in order to transform the state, by Brabim Kumar (kp 13/08/2017)

Quiet riot brewing: The achievements of the Jana Andolan II do not benefit the youth and every day over 1,500 leave in search of better opportunities abroad, by Bimal Pratap Shah (rep 21/06/2017)

Youth is wasted on the young: Come July, half a million youths who sat for the SEE will be at a loss for what to study for a successful future as we continue to fail to harness the power of our youth, by Mohan Guragain (kp 15/04/2017)

Openness and isolation: Nepali youths find themselves being pulled between two opposing global phenomena, by Saurav Raj Pant (kp 14/03/2017)

From Potti to Prakash: Nepali boy runs away from home, is rescued from Delhi and reunited with his mother nine years later, by Reeti Sharma (nt 02/12/2016)

NYC, NRNA join forces to empower youths (kp 05/10/2016)

NCC training: Transforming students into able citizens (rep 22/09/2016)

From the pan, into the fire: For the teens employed in the Capital’s ‘entertainment’ industry, getting in is easy, but getting out next to impossible, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 17/09/2016)

Stunting rate down 20 pc in 14 yrs (rep 13/09/2016)

Vision for youth: Operating business is not easy unless you have necessary knowledge, skills, expertise and above all self-confidence, by Pradeep Man Tulachan (rep 03/08/2016)

Investment in youths key to progress, says UNFPA (kp 11/07/2016)

8k children take part in YouthSave (kp 19/05/2016)

Dissatisfied youth failing prey to depression, by Isha Pandey (rep 15/04/2016)

DoE directs against use of panchakanya, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/03/2015)

Nordic TalksThe risk of young people becoming economically and socially marginalized has become top political agenda in Nordic countries, by Kirsten Geelan, Jorma Suvanto and Kjell Tormod Pettersen (rep 26/03/2016)

The Runaways: Hundreds of young Nepali boys who ran away from home to Indian cities long to return, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 25/03/2016)

Old enough: In a 21st century democracy, as a voter, no one should be restricted from our opportunity to lead simply because we are "not old enough", by Ujwal Thapa (rep 23/03/2016)

Appointment row puts youth council in limbo: This has raised doubt among the youths over government’s plans to develop self-sustainability in youths, by Prahlad Rijal (kp 10/01/2016)

Govt set to implement Youth Vision-2025 (ht 01/11/2015)

Youth’s Participation For Development, by Jhabindra Bhandari (rn 19/09/2015)

Kids lend hand to quake-hit peers (kp 20/08/2015)

Country of the young: The idealist and motivated, albeit ignored, youth of Nepal are rebuilding the nation, by Brabim Kumar (kp 12/08/2015), Power of young people: Maximizing their contributions, by Giulia Vallese (ht 12/08/2015)

Mainstreaming Youths In Nation Building, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 20/06/2015)

The art of giving: The zeal and energy displayed by the youth in their response to the quake must be recognised and tapped, by Deepesh Paudel (kp 14/06/2015), Will we rise? If Nepal is to become prosperous, the youth need to start working right away, by Sanjay Sharma (kp 14/06/2015)

Concerning children: Govt proposes alternative care (kp 07/06/2015)

Give them time: The experience during and after the quake is bound to leave a mark that might be different for each child, by Usha Pokharel (rep 06/06/2015)

Quake highlights village exodus of the young (ht 07/05/2015)

No country for the young: Nepal needs leaders who can harness the potential of its young people and embrace the digital age, by Bimal Pratap Shah (kp 08/04/2015)

Hard-knock lives, by Rajita Dhungana (kp 06/12/2014)

Untapped potential: To capitalise on Nepal’s unprecedented demographic dividend, the country needs to invest in its young, by Giulia Vallese (kp 19/11/2014), Nepal needs to invest in youth: UN report, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 19/11/2014)

Proxy Parenting Kids at day care, by Roshani Dhamala (rep 31/10/2014)

Youths face threat of becoming stateless: Deprived of citizenship, future looks bleak for many young boys and girls (ht 23/10/2014)

Kathmandu street kid now an author, activist: Basu Rai was rescued by CWIN 15 years ago when he was eight (ht 24/09/2014)

Street kids up in Chitwan (ht 16/09/2014)

Youth power: Youths potential for national development hasn't received the attention it deserves, by Shristi Kafle (rep 12/09/2014)

No country for young: Promises of employment alone will not suffice to keep Nepalis from leaving (kp 15/08/2014)

Mind matters: Youth and mental health (rep 13/08/2014)

Youth and adolescents: Worth Investment, by Keshab Poudel (sp 25/07/2014)

Child marriage prevalence high in NepalOne in every three children are married before they celebrate 15th birthday: UN (ht 23/07/2014)

Investing in young people: Focus on development, by Giulia Vallese (ht 11/07/2014), Bill to empower youth registered: Envisages 23-member National Youth Council, by Prakash Acharya (ht 12/07/2014), Call for investing more on youth: Stakeholders say brain drain must be stopped pronto (ht 12/07/2014), Call for quality education, jobs for youth (ht 13/07/2014)

Demographic dividend: Nepal needs to quickly come up with a decent policy if it is to benefit from its youth bulge, by Binita Kumari Paudel (kp 24/06/2014)

Ninety pc street children use drugs: study (nn 11/04/2014)

Endowment fund comes to children’s rescue in Sindhupalchok district, by Weena Pun (kp 02/04/2014)

Suicide rate among children sets off alarm in Rukum (ht 28/03/2014)

Status of 8,305 missing children still unknown (nn 24/01/2014)

Addressing the youth bulge: What Nepal can do, by Raj Kumar Baral (ht 22/01/2014)

Involvement of youth helps curb wildlife poaching, by Shiva Sharma (kp 09/01/2014)

Street urchin aspires to become entrepreneur, by Arjun Poudel (rep 06/01/2014)

Youth in politics-way ahead, by Mritunjay Jha (rep 05/01/2014)

Youth bulge as demographic dividend: A new beginning in the offing?, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 01/01/2014)

Hear us too: Youth account to 42 percent of the population but they constitute only eight percent of FPTP winners, by Dipendra K.C. (rep 31/12/2013)

Minister calls for protection of marginalised, disabled children (ht 22/12/2013)

297 children killed in various accidents between Jan-Nov (rep 14/12/2013)

Far-west villages bereft of youth (ht 09/12/2013)

The five percent: Nepal should allow voting at 16; it already recognizes 16 years olds as 'youth' having the rights of citizenship, by Pratyush Nath Upreti and Kanchan Prasad Kharel (rep 12/11/2013)

World youth conference ends (ht 29/10/2013)

Exploiting youth potential: Engines of growth, not political tools, by Ajita Singh (ht 28/10/2013)

Govt launches plan of action for 'holistic development' of adolescent population (nn 05/10/2013), Holistic adolescent development plan launched (ht 06/10/2013), Action plan to address adolescents’ issues, by Kokila K.C. (ht 07/10/2013)

No pain, no gain: The government needs to boost its support for young sports talents if Nepal wants to be a successful football nation, by Shyam K.C. (kp 20/09/2013)

Employment for youth: Proper training is the need, by Babu Ram Neupane (ht 17/09/2013)

No country for the young: By sending the young and energetic abroad in huge numbers, our politicians have created a safe haven forthemselves, by Chandra Mani Bimoli (kp 15/09/2013)

Modern Day Youths And Their Changing Behavioural Patterns, by Durga Gautam (rn 14/09/2013)

Young and restless: Gainful employment is crucial to retaining young people and preventing instability (kp 11/09/2013)

Adolesants and youth: Voice Of Note; Although Nepal’s over 20 percent of population are below the age of 25, their voices are yet to be heard by the policy makers (sp 07/09/2013)

Youth and adolescence: Ways to tackle problems, by Ajay Risal (ht 21/08/2013)

There is fallout of giving teenagers motorbikes: Police,experts say students with two-wheelers more prone to accidents,bunking classes often (ht 03/08/2013)

One third kids out of ECD net: Study (kp 31/07/2013)

Growing pains: Adolescent pregnancy is a critical socio-cultural and development issue that requires adequate research and relevant policies, by Tej P. Adhikari and Bhagbati Sedhain (kp 11/07/2013)

Drive to deter underage disco frequenters: Police officials say move in response to parents’complaints (ht 25/03/2013)

Insensible action: Arrest of long-haired youth, by Bibhav Basnet (rep 10/03/2013)

On raising teenagers, by Cilla Khatry (rep 01/03/2013)

Youth crime, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 15/02/2013)

Children on the streets, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 15/02/2013)

The plight of orphanages, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 15/02/2013)

Adolescents in national development: Vital role, by Badri Pokhrel (ht 03/01/2013)

Youths’ majority in absentee population alarming, say experts, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 11/12/2012)

Lost generation: Youth and unemployment, by Murari Sharma (rep 18/11/2012)

Experts urge govt to spend more for children (ht 22/09/2012)

Count them in: Youth and politics, by Suresh Pranjali (rep 22/09/2012)

Young and restless: The state of Nepali youth, by Dinesh Bhattarai (rep ß8/05/2012)

Rescued from cowshed, children head from poverty to university they’ve food, medicine, good school, there’s nothing to stop them’: ‘If good management and a good (ht 22/04/2012)

13 pc youths experience pre-marital sex, by Arjun Poudel (rep 21/04/2012), 12 pc girls, 5 pc boys never went to school (ht 21/04/2012)

Early Childhood Development Programme More Government Support Required, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 26/01/2012)

Youth Anxiety, Aspiration, and Activism: Survey Report, by Niti Foundation and ILO, April 2021

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