Some good news from Sierra Leone

Last week we finally had some good news from Sierra Leone: a district in Sierra Leone, Pujehun, has been declared Ebola-free, the first to be given the all-clear after 42 days with zero recorded cases of the virus.

21 Jan 2015


Restless Development has joined a thousand organisations from around the world on the launch of a new campaign called action/2015. It calls on local and world leaders to take urgent action to halt man-made climate change, eradicate poverty and address inequality.

15 Jan 2015

The Data Revolution: Our Recommendations

As we settle into 2015 - when the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be finalised - the first session of intergovernmental negotiations is fast approaching, in just over a week.

The first session will be a time to take stock, prepare ourselves for the year ahead, and think about how to agree on the goals and targets we'll set ourselves as a global community. As this happens, it's essential that we continue to think ahead to how we'll implement and monitor the framework, and ensure accountability.

Key to this, and central to a lot of the exciting work we're doing at Restless Development is the "Data Revolution".

Here are our key recommendations for what the data revolution needs to deliver, how that can fit into the post-2015 development agenda, and how young women and men can and should play a vital role...

08 Jan 2015

Struggling to be a real man: gender inequality and gender-based violence

Discussions with youth peer educators and staff at Restless Development South Africa: challenges and recommendations

02 Jan 2015

Celebrating Ebola fighters winning 'Time's person of the year' 2014

This December, in a greatly anticipated announcement, from a short list which included the Ferguson protesters, the Kurdish president Massoud Barzani, and Apple CEO Tom Cook, it was decided that Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ 2014 should not be awarded to an individual; instead the recognition has been awarded to the Ebola healthcare workers. Many of whom are doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, burial teams and volunteers risking their lives to fight the biggest outbreak of the deadly virus in history.

17 Dec 2014

Young People demand accountability on Sexual and Reproductive Health

On Saturday 6th December nearly 200 young people from across Africa gathered at a Youth Symposium in Lusaka to discuss the barriers young people face to accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services.

12 Dec 2014

Surviving Ebola: Our Champions fight stigma

Our efforts in Sierra Leone are growing day by day; our volunteer mobilisers have gone through extensive training to build their knowledge around Ebola, equipping them with vital skills in order to respond to the Ebola crisis.


09 Dec 2014