Changing the World: Three initiatives or policies by and for young people that are that changing lives and raising awareness in Brazil, China, and Ghana.
Brazil’s affirmative action law offers a huge hand up
Yale graduate takes low-paying job as a village official in China
How to keep youths down on the farm? Offer incentives.
Photos: (Top) Thaiana Rodrigues graduated from the State University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. She went there as part of a quota system based on race and economic status. Photo by: Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor
(Left) Barbers shave villagers ahead of the Lunar New Year at a market in Juancheng, in China’s Shandong province, last week. Reuters Photo
Cocoa farmers work in western Ghana. In parts of the West African country the average age of farmers now exceeds 50 years. Photo by: Yaw Bibini/Reuters/File