BBC World Service radio has a programme called ‘The Compass’ which describes itself as providing listeners with “the essential take on big ideas, issues and trends from the 21st century”.
Recently that programme ran a four-part series called “A Young World” that was presented to audiences as follows:
“What’s it like living in a country where most people are young? We look at four aspects in four countries across the world.”
“The Palestinian territories have the youngest population in the Middle East with a median age under 21. How do these young people express themselves culturally? Nida Ibrahim, the BBC’s Ramallah producer, finds the challenges of conservatism and poverty mean that artists and performers find they have to struggle to be recognised – with many…
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