Earlier bedtimes may fend off teen depression – chicagotribune.com. DOES SLEEP AFFECT BEHAVIOUR? YOU BET! In the past years several studies have shown that a lack of sleep may cause teenagers to be cranky, fall asleep in class, struggle with exams, reduce their performance in sports, increase obesity, exacerbate asthma and actually lead to insomnia. A […]
Adolescents urged to take charge of Sexual and Reproductive Health. The appeal came from Acting Director, Social Policy, Planning and Research Division, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Easton Williams, at a World Population Day symposium held on July 11 at Emancipation Park in New Kingston. Mr. Williams warned that untimed pregnancies are often a “poverty […]
A Report Card on adolescents: UNICEF April 2012
For adolescents around the world, report cards
present a measure of their academic progress – and
can point the way towards their futures. But how does
the global communit...