Youth participation is one of the controversial issues all over the world. The legacy of the 1968 generation has been replaced by generations whom are supposed to be global consumers. Perceptions of the youth are colored with prejudices and negative attitudes. The less society understand the youth, the more they tend to oppress youth, and the less the youth participates meaningfully. A number of new methods and unconventional patterns of participation should be implemented to foster youth participation. An example of such an initiative is Gençnet, a project and a forum fostering youth participation in Turkey...Please click here to read the text in full.