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Hong Kong Ferry Group invites low income families for Harbour Day sailing
Discounts for u21 youthnet members at Comic Library Cafe
Shun Hing sponsors AV Production Studio

The Federation regularly publishes its own data on social problems. The following items are about gangs.

HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies
January 2007, volume 10 (1) no 19
A closer look at youth violence.

HKFYG Journal of Youth Studies
July 2006, volume 9 (1) no 18
Youth gang violence and neutralization techniques

HKFYG Youth Study Series no 34
Sept 2005 A study of girls in gangs

Youth Study Series no 23
Dec 2000 A study on youth gangs in new town development

Serving Sharing Caring

workshop for gim gangs
  Hostile youth, with no family harmony or sense of community, are easy targets as potential gang members. Common factors in Hong Kong's new towns, including low educational attainment, high unemployment and family dysfunction, exacerbate the problem. The result has been an escalation of violent crime by street gangs. This newsletter looks at some of the trends locally and overseas, focusing on strategies used by HKFYG's Outreaching Social Work Teams...more

Forums : Outreach, counselling and intervention with aggressive youth
The sense of security, peer pressure and the relationships between members are all very strong factors in gang formation and cohesion. When the gang is threatened, aggression looks like a simple solution. Those with few skills to deal with problems can't see that there are better ways.
HKFYG outreach social worker Wilson Chan talks about our work with violent gangs ...more
Statistics & trends : Cyberbullying: electronic cruelty
Bullying has always involved intimidating, aggressive behaviour but now the internet has given children a new way of being mean and nasty to each other. It's called cyberbullying and the latest survey shows that 15% of all HK's school bullies do it ...more
Polls : HKFYG Youth Opinion Poll 167: Students' Views on School Rules
Youth Studies Series : A Study on Youth Gangs in New Town Development

Hong Kong Melody Makers sing Abendlieder

Sunday 11 November 2007, 8pm, Hong Kong Baptist University Chapel
Contact Maggie Chung, Music Administrator, tel 2395 5759 ...more

Youth Community Participation: HKFYG luncheon seminar

Monday 12 November 2007, 12.30pm, Marina Room, Excelsior Hotel, Causeway Bay
Guest speaker The Hon Stephen SL Lam, JP
Guest speaker Secretary for Constitutional & Mainland Affairs ...more

Two new HKFYG Youth Social Enterprises opening early 2008

Digital Cafe 21 media outlet& Rebook used book sales
Contact Louisa, Youth Employment Network tel 3113 7999 ...more

T-Zones: 2 youth centres modelled on HKFYG Youth SPOTs open in Wuhan
Partner China National Youth Palace Association ...more
Flag Day: thanks to volunteers and partners
A splendid turnout of over 6,000 volunteer flag sellers on 20 October ...more
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