Why Do Young People Get Involved in Social Movements?

Published 5 Apr 2018, 09:43 BST
Why Do Young People Get Involved in Social Movements?

Around the world, young people have played a crucial role in a multitude of social and political movements. Learn the historical precedence of youth activism and the factors that drive young people to become important advocates for change.

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