Topic: Youth Rights

NEWS: Sexualized Alcohol Ads Undermine Rape Prevention

The researchers also emphasize the need to actively challenge practices employed by the alcohol industry which promote damaging behaviour as normative and acceptable…

REPORT: Exposure To Digital Marketing Enhances Young Adults’ Interest In Energy Drinks

This study indicates the influential power of unhealthy online marketing on cognitively mature young adults. This study draws public health attentions to young adults, who to date have been less of a focus of researchers but are influenced by online food advertising…

NEWS: 6 Most Read IOGT Global Voices Blogs 2016

6 Most Read IOGT Global Voices Blogs In 2016
The Global Voices Blog Portal on www.iogt.org has generated 65 blog posts in 2016…

NEWS: Study: Dropout Rates And Legal Age Limit

The legal age for alcohol use affects school drop-out rates
A new study shows that in the run-up to the landmark decision in 1984 establishing the National Minimum Drinking Age Act in the USA, states with lower minimum alcohol use ages saw higher high school dropout rates…

BLOG: Building Cities For All Through Alcohol Policy

All these facts tell the story of urban development being hindered by alcohol harm. It’s a story of exclusion, lack of opportunity and freedom, oppressions and vulnerability – the opposites of the paradigm shift that global leaders actually want to bring about with the New Urban Agenda…

NEWS: New ESPAD Results: Alcohol Use Down

New ESPAD results: teenage alcohol use and smoking down, but concerns posed by new drugs and new addictive behaviors. These are among the findings released today in the latest report from the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD). The study, published in collaboration with the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA), is based on a 2015 survey in 35 European countries, including 24 EU Member States…

NEWS: ESPAD Report On Substance Use In Pupils

Countdown: ESPAD to release new report on substance use in European pupils
The latest European data on substance use among 15–16-year-old school students will be released next week (September 20, 2016). The findings are based on a 2015 survey in 35 European countries conducted by the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD)…

NEWS: NYC: Coalition Demands Transit System Alcohols Ads Ban

A New York coalition (BAAFT – Building Alcohol Ad-Free Transit) is making a new push to do away with ads that promote alcohol in the metropolitan transit system in New York, managed by the MTA. A coalition of clergy and community activists joined with a city councilman to demand that the transit system be free from alcohol brand promotions…