Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood. It is also a time of change and challenge.
The Oscar-winning film 12 Years a Slave opened many people’s eyes to the barbarity of slavery and fuelled some discussion about that period in world history. But the film is just one of the many initiatives to “break the silence” around the 400 years of the transatlantic slave trade and to “shed light” on its lasting historical consequences.
Russia’s aggressive actions toward Ukraine are vexing Central Asian states.