What is a teen activist? A teen activist is someone who inspires people to do good in the world. They take a little cause and make it known worldwide. I believe that if we have teen activists in the world, people will want to do good things to help them. If that is true teen activists could make our world a better place.
Teen activists find their passion they want support, than reach out to friends, family, and even maybe strangers. Then the activists take charge and fight for their passion. Will you take charge? Can you make a difference? As you read, watch how Malala Yousafzai, Alex Lin, and Alex Libby take charge, fight obstacles that are standing in their way, and make a difference in this crazy universe.
That left the last married daughter of the family, Mary Gibbs. She had also fell apart like the rest of her family. Once it hit the six-week mark, Mr. Gibbs ordered an autopsy, Jane tried her best to prevent it. Later on, the Cops got involved and found out that Mrs. Gibbs was poisoned with morphine and atropine. Jane finally gave up after her last victim and confessed.
Erin Caffey was an example of horrific crimes committed by children. Erin Caffey planned and helped execute the murders of her entire family. The cause of this was because she wanted to go out with her boyfriend but her parents stood in the way. As a result, Erin made her boyfriend and his friend took action. They killed Erin’s mother, stabbed her 8 year old brother Tyler repeatedly, and shot Matthew, her 13 year old brother.
The following night, two of those same Family members plus one more murdered supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife at their home. It took the police several months to find out who was responsible for the murders. Manson and his family were actually arrested on the suspicion that they had vandalized part of Death Valley National Park. It was not until later that the police realized that Manson and his followers were responsible for the murders. On January 25, 1971, Charles Manson was found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy for directing the homicides of the Tate and LaBianca victims.
Mental Illness can be defined as a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood (National Alliance on Mental Illness 1). Mental illness can be directly related to addiction, criminal activity and violence, which is hindering society from being successful and causing us to be stereotyped. So many people are not receiving proper care and treatment. Mental illness is often frowned upon and associated with being “crazy” or the healthcare just simply isn’t available or is denied. Without treatment, people will continue to be stereotyped when many of us just need proper support.
(Rowell 10, Yousafzai 31) Because of all the protests for women’s rights, the Taliban eventually let girls go to school with many restrictions such as wearing a shiela to cover their entire face. Eventually, the Taliban started to blow up girls’ schools so that they would be unable to go back to school after winter break. The laws that were inflicted by the Taliban, impacted, mainly, women.
Have you ever thought about a problem that you think you should do something about and taken action? Well that is exactly what teen activists do. Teen activism is sacrificing many things you need to help your problem that you want to solve, taking leadership, and working hard. To be a teen activist you have to be brave, think on your feet, be intelligent, and be prepared. Teen activists make a lot of sacrifices for their cause.
Often, it goes without notice because people don 't want to face the fact or don 't know what is actually going on with them. It 's not an easy task maintaining the pressure of school, friends, family and many more things and the effects from this are often confused with stress. Therefore, it is important that we pay close attention to our loved ones and talk to them to make sure they are not suffering from this horrible thing called “depression”. Many people suffer from depression and don 't actually know it and often ignore the situation. Depression may affect different people in different ways and there are many different cures for individuals who suffer.
But taking the time to think more intensely about it, people have psychological/ behavioral problems that lead to unnecessary actions. It could all be because of things they went through as a child, or the environment they grew up in. Brandon Bowling, Maples murderer; may have been around a lot of violence in his life. Those acts of violence most likely influenced Bowling’s actions against others. Though witnessing violence isn’t always the case.
“Mama slap me. Hard. [S]he pick up the cast-iron and hit me. […] Then she kick me in ribs” (Sapphire, 19). This quote was taken when Precious, born Claireece Precious Jones, was being abused by her vicious mother three months after her first child was born at the age of 10 for ruining her life and taking her boyfriend, who is Precious’ father, away from her.
In a hollow smug hallway, Harper’s life changed in those two horrific minutes. She used all her force and power to escape, but he had a stronger grip. She yells, “STO…” but doesn’t get the chance to complete the word with her body in shock and pain till she passes out. She tried to comprehend what happened and why he attacked her, till the nurse comes back after getting the whole story to tell her she should keep this attack quiet. Harper was an enlisted member in the military and is one in a million of service members who get sexually assaulted and harassed in the military.
With women being sold into slavery, and men being forced to fight, this orphans many children. However, the Taliban have done many terrible things to children as well. They allow schools for boys, but they mostly only allow them to learn how they view Islam. Girls however, are denied education completely, and often shut down schools when moving into a new area. An example of this that received huge attention from the media, is when 14 year old Malala Yousafzi was wounded by Taliban gunmen on her way to school in October 2012.