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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.

Positive Life Attitudes
Having a positive attitude towards life is, in many ways, half the battle won. This is especially so for young people, who will face increased challenges and pressures in this competitive world...more
Please also refer to our Weekly Focus.

Successful Entrepreneurs shared Business Insights with Young People
Around 200 young people spent a wonderful afternoon learning more about the business opportunities opened up by the resurgent service and retail industries…more

Leaving Overseas Visitors with a Good Impression
With music and gifts, youth volunteers ensure that overseas visitors leave Hong Kong with a smile on their faces…more

A Book Encouraging Youth to Appreciate Life Just Released
The words of wisdom and observations on life of 12 prominent people in Hong Kong are now captured in a new book entitled "Sharing Sessions for Young People on Appreciating Life"…more

Secondary Students disturbed by Emotional Problems

A recent survey indicates an alarming trend in our society – many secondary students are experiencing some sort of emotional problems. We need to encourage students to develop a positive attitude towards life…more

Diabetes among Young People in Hong Kong is Increasing

As stated by Diabetes Hong Kong in November 2003, diabetes situation has been
worsening in Hong Kong. There is an alarming trend showing increasing number of
young diabetes patients…more

Youth Unemployment Rate Improved

After five straight months of surging youth unemployment rate, the situation has improved marginally this quarter (July through September) – slipping to 36.1%…more

A Grooming Ground for Budding Entrepreneurs

Young budding entrepreneurs will have valuable opportunities to learn from and be
inspired by their counterparts in the Young Entrepreneurs Congress 2003… more

National Youth Roundtable in Australia

Young people in Australia are empowered to participate in the national policy-making process through the National Youth Roundtable established by the Federal Government of Australia…more

Youth Suicide Rate
The 4 successive cases of student suicide in a Tin Shui Wai secondary school drew public attention once again to young people's pessimistic attitude towards life. In fact, Hong Kong is not alone in having an alarming problem of youth suicide…more

***Encouraging a Positive Attitude towards Life***

Special Athletes Lead by Example

Sometimes, unfortunate events can make us rethink our own lives and even bring about positive personal change…more

The Federation's Education Kit about Teenagers Overcoming Adversity
Teenagers are confronted with different challenges of growing up every day. They need our support and encouragement to maintain a positive attitude towards life. An education kit aiming to do so has just been developed by the Federation…more

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