12th August 2012 marks International Youth Day around the globe. To celebrate young people and to recognise the difficulties that so many of them face in their day to day lives STARS showcases organisations working with some of the most disadvantaged young people below.
Meet Susan and find out how Island Hospice helped to improve her health and gave her a chance at an education.
Meet Nasra and find out how, with the help of Africa Educational Trust (AET), she broke from the norms of living a nomadic live.
Find out how Prerana are protecting and empowering some of the most deprived young girls in Mumbai.