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August 7, 2013

Youth Violence – Palau in a Social Crisis

Words from Orakidorm —- 

Palau has seen a dramatic increase in youth violence recently promoting a community outcry, including the Traditional Leaders and the President of the Republic to call for a public symposium to figure out why this is happening and what to do with it. The sad thing is that the development of this phenomenon has been discussed at length, ad nauseum but only few have paid attention to it. As a matter of fact, we have dismantled some of the structures that had been created in an attempt to deal with it as a “whole of society” crisis issue.

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