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Last Updated: Thursday, 15 September 2005, 12:00 GMT 13:00 UK
Growing pains
On the cusp of growing up, how much of a voice do teenagers have? How much of a voice should they have? Who do they think are the dominant influences in their lives?

Teenagers from across the globe share their views on who runs their world in a series of audio diaries.

Andrea
Colombia
Sasha
Russia
Sarah
UK
Osama
Egypt
Nie Dee
China
Silvino
Angola
Sara
Iran
Rilind
Kosovo


A series of digital diaries explore what power teenagers across the world feel they have over their lives.

A teenage girl in Iran looks to the future and wonders how much power she will have to make decisions over her own life.

Whilst an African boy talks about the pressures of responsibility on a continent where Aids and war has left many thousands of teenage on their own.