February round up: from new research to awards

05 Mar 18
Around the world

At Restless Development, our year has got off to a busy start. Here’s a roundup of a hectic (restless?!) February, from the launch of new youth-led research, to UN awards for our activists, to campaign tours to end AIDS and much more.

Join us in celebrating and sharing the incredible things young people have achieved this month!

1. Restless Development Uganda and Mastercard Foundation worked with a group of youth researchers to launch a new report highlighting the challenges facing young people using the agricultural technology.

Find out more and read the full report.

2. In Rwanda, our talented staff and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation delivered training to young leaders working to prevent HIV in their communities. 

3. Two of our amazing Youth Power Global Leaders were announced as finalists in this year’s UN Sustainable Development Goal Action Awards.

Richard Dzikunu, an Accountability Advocate from Ghana is one of those leaders. Read Richard's blog about his work using data to tackle maternal mortality in Ghana.

4. Ahead of the general election in Sierra Leone, where young people will be decisive in determining who takes office, we launched the State of Youth report.

Read the full report.

5. In South Africa, our team and two Youth Representatives joined the She Decides event to share findings from a new consultation with young people about barriers and solutions to them realising their sexual rights.

Download the results of the consultation.

6. In India, two of our amazing team have been selected as Women Deliver Youth Champions.

7. In the UK, six young people living with HIV toured the country, sharing their experience at events and getting more people involved in Youth Stop AIDS.

You can take action to help end AIDS by 2030 by joining our it ain’t over campaign.

We are the Youth Collective. If you believe in the power of young people, join our movement.