Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. YVJ is published by IARS Publications, a member of COPE. YVJ is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO Information Services and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

YVJ 2018 Vol 8


Article Do school sports deter or facilitate juvenile delinquency? A multi-method study

Lurdes Veríssimo, Hugo Carvalho, Mónica Soares & Raquel Matos


Assessment of Reasons for Poor Academic Performance of African Female Students in Accounting Studies at University of Zululand (UNIZULU)

Ankur Ratnam Tewari


On the pathway to suicide: suicidal ideation in young people in Karachi, Pakistan

Ehsan U. Syed, Nargis Asad, Murad M Khan, Mohammad Zaman and Shahina Pirani

Article Reintegration challenges of youth who were diverted into a residential sex offenders’ programme in South Africa

Thulane Gxubane


Findings from 2017 anthropometry and nutrition survey of youths (18-35 years) resident in UAE

Niyi Awofeso, Zahour Al Haj Rabih, Fatima Al Odaini, Amina Abdulrazzaq, Maram Youssef, Mohammed Guleid, Abdul Rahman Al-Maflehi, and Moyosola Bamidele


Young Refugees as Peer Mentors to European Foster Children: A Suggestion for Integration

Daphne Catherine Spyropoulos

Contextualizing the Black Male experience within Education and its Socio-Cultural Impact

Gerry L. Small and Adrian Worrell
Article Hong Kong youth identity and self-presentation in the New Territories: A qualitative study on letters from youth and teachers to an NGO internship program  Robert W Spires
Article Engaging University Students for Community Development Initiatives

Sunday Olawale Olaniran

Article Addressing Youth Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Prospects Sourcing Micro-finance in the Caribbean Economy

Paul Pounder

Article Engaging Young Europeans: Discourse on Youth Participation Within The EU Structured Dialogue

Marinko Banjac


A Correlational Study of the Relationship between Risk Factors and Gun-Related Delinquency among Urban Female Adolescents

Zina T. McGee, Brandy Richeson, Mollie Ducoste, Carileigh Jones and Tandeka Nunn

Special Issue

Youth Voice Journal Special Issue: Sexual Orientation and Young People

Special Guest Editor Jason Schaub

LGBT Young People’s Lives: Challenging but improving

 Jason Schaub

When young LGBTIQ+ people speak up: “We are here!”

Nina Perger


“You’re so different that your difference is you”

James Alexander


Beyond the Tipping Point: Modifying the Five C’s to Empower Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth

Jonah De Chants, Heather Kennedy, Yoli Anyon

Roses, Cracks and Concrete: Black Canadian Males and Politics of “Marketability”

Gerry L. Small & Adrian Worrell
Article Addressing Youth Unemployment in the Balkans, With a Reference to Young Carers Daniel Linotte

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IARS Publications is a not for profit independent, small publisher that was founded by Dr. Theo Gavrielides. It specialises in social sciences and research studies, has a  restorative justice series and it is also the publisher of the peer reviewed Youth Voice Journal.  


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