Bogotá, Colombia -- Congress on the Family

Some 750 people attended the Fifth International Congress on the Family entitled “Young People’s Lifestyles,” which was held on Saturday, August 28. The event, organized by the Institute for the Family at La Sabana University, offered reflections on the cultural and social factors that influence the lifestyles of adolescents today. Taking part were representatives from government entities, parents, researchers, journalists, teachers and heads of secondary and higher education institutions. Topics discussed included the language of young people; affectivity and sexuality; addictions; new technologies and the formation of youth subcultures.

Romana, No. 51, January-January 2010, p. 385.

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