In a study analysing data from nearly 11, young people in Britain, researchers found that year-old girls were heavier users of social media, with two-fifths of them using it for more than three hours a day, compared with a fifth of boys. The study also found that 12 per cent of light social media users and 38 per cent of heavy social media users five-plus hours a day showed signs of having more severe depression. When the researchers looked at underlying processes that might be linked with social media use and depression, they found 40 per cent of girls and 25 per cent of boys had experience of online harassment or cyber bullying.
Skip navigation! Story from Movies. Oh, how we long for the days when this time of year meant unquestioned time off and weeks with little more to do than develop irrational crushesdodge our parents and scrape together enough change for toffee sundaes at McDonald's.
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I'm heading to Ireland, England and France in 2 weeks with a teen 16 who, I didn't think about until today, only wears jeans. Took her to REI to try on various travel pants so we could wash them in the rooms on the trip and she looked horrified when she tried them on. Does anyone have a teen who liked a certain brand or do you have any suggestions for teen friendly clothes that dry well? Thank you.
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LONDON — A huge student protest movement led almost exclusively by teenage girls and young women is sweeping Europe, and it's on the brink of breaking through in the US. So far this year, tens of thousands of high school—age students in Belgium, Germany, and Sweden have boycotted class and protested against climate change. In the latest mass climate strikes, large crowds took to the streets in The Hague on Thursday, in the largest such protest in the Netherlands so far.
CNN Italian authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls whose bodies were recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Two German girls, aged 14 and 16, were allegedly raped in Berlin by six men. Mohammad S. From the consensual sex with her he made photos and videos. He threatened to publish the recordings, thus forcing the girl to further sexual acts with the five co-defendants, the prosecutor said.
By Chris Perez. Samra Kesinovic, 16, and Sabina Selimovic, 15, are the daunting duo feared to be encouraging young Austrian girls to flee their country and take up arms in Syria to help ISIS spread violence, Central European News reports. They were caught when the mother of a third friend who was supposed to go with them to Syria grew suspicious when she noticed all the luggage her daughter had packed.