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“Invest in Youth by building Partnerships.” Welcome to the fifth issue of The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups’ e-newsletter. Aimed at all those who are interested in young people, their problems and concerns, hopes and aspirations, Invest in Youth, share stories, information and news. We welcome you your suggestions and comments, but ask you also to take the time and see how you might be able to join us building up partnerships. Please show your support by joining our mailing list to receive Invest in Youth every week.

Dr. Rosanna Wong, DBE, JP

Building up Civic Responsibility
Elections provide the perfect opportunity for people to demonstrate their civic responsibility. On November 23rd, the people of Hong Kong will do just that...more


Informing Youth about the Safety of Health Products
More and more young people resort to health and slimming products as quick fixes to lose weight. But are they fully aware of all the risks behind this “beauty chase”?...more

Getting into the Spirit of Halloween

181 young volunteers joined in the fun of Halloween.…more

Showing Support through Donation in Kind
Apart from financial donations, corporations can also demonstrate their support to the community through donations in kindmore


Social Pressure to be Slim
Amid social presume to be slim, impossible standards of physical beauty are being set....more
Children in Hong Kong need More Exercise
Children in Hong Kong are becoming couch potatoes, a Study has found. The Millennium Sports Study revealed that…more

Reduction of Secondary School Classes
Due to a continuing decline among secondary school students, the pressure to reduce classes is on the rise...more


Youth Career Skills Challenge
Over 200 youths from around the United States gathered in Washington, DC to compete in a series of events to test their academic and employment skills against one another for national recognition...more
Disabled Freshers to Share the Ups and Downs
For four weeks, the BBC followed three disabled students who were starting university for the first time…more

Minimum Voting Age
How does Hong Kong's minimum voting age compare in an international context?… more

Getting Young Adults to Vote

Make Political Participation Cool
Many young people around the world think formal politics is dull and boring. Celebrity endorsements are a common strategy used to increase youth vote turnout.

Using Mobile Phones to get the Youth Vote
Considering how popular mobile phones are among young people, would voting by mobile phone be one possible way to boost voter turnout among youth?...more

Encouraging Young People to Vote

With the District Council Election Day on November 23, the Federation's Leadership 21 has initiated a pre-election campaign to encourage young people to vote … more

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