Youth For Change is a global network of youth activists working in partnership with organisations and governments to tackle gender-based violence and create positive change for girls, boys, young women and young men. Youth For Change launched in 2014 and currently has teams based in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, UK and Tanzania. Find out more about Youth For Change.
Hub For Change is a space for youth activists to connect, share and innovate. If we unite and work together we can inspire and instigate real change in the world.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a deeply rooted culture that has manifested many several harmful effects on the girl child. In this blog, Maria explains the role that youth can play in ending the practice, and shares the work of her organisation, Safe Hands For Girls.
To mark Day of the African Child, Youth For Change are highlighting the work of 3 organisations in different countries across the continent, demonstrating the capacity for young people to lead change.
The Ugandan Youth and Adolescent’s Health Forum (UYAHF) is a grassroots youth-led organisation working to improve the lives of adolescents and girls. Patrick Mwesigye explains their work and why it’s crucial to involve young people.
Her Liberty Namibia (HLN) is a young women-led non-profit organization aimed at empowering, developing and promoting women’s gender equality in Namibia. Co-founder Tikhala Itaye explains their vision and mission, and why it's so important for change to be youth-focused and youth-led.
Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action provides evidence of effective programmes to address violence against children drawn from UNICEF’s decades of experience, and informed by key partners.
The goal of the toolkit is to provide young people who are passionate about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) with the information and resources they need to become an impactful, expert leader at the national, regional, and global levels.
In collaboration with UNAIDS, Restless Development is developing a range of resources to support youth-led organisations and young advocates take action as part of the ACT!2015 initiative. We have launched this Advocacy Toolkit to support youth-led organisations to design their own national-level advocacy strategy, to influence national delegations engaged in the inter-governmental phase of Post 2015.
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