Youth creating safe spaces for children in Nepal

The earthquakes and numerous aftershocks in Nepal left many children and young people at risk, and put a halt to the entire education system in the country. This could have a serious impact on literacy rates in the country, which had previously reached 98% in 2013 from 83% in 2010. The risk of trafficking and exploitation is now greater for girls, many of whom were made homeless by the quake and could not go to school.

30 Jun 2015

Making the Case for Space: Take our Global Survey Today!

Right now, there are more young people on earth than ever before in human history.

This is one incredible opportunity. But today too many children and young people are excluded, marginalised, and vulnerable. This affects them, their families and communities.

23 Jun 2015

Peak Youth

The world has more young people than ever before, but for how long? Are we approaching Peak Youth?

12 Jun 2015

Queen’s Honours: OBE for Restless Development’s CEO Nik Hartley

In the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours an OBE has been awarded to Nik Hartley, CEO of Restless Development - the youth-led international development agency - for services to young people.

12 Jun 2015

Ghana Youth Data Audit Report And Dissemination Workshop

Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) and Restless Development are excited to release the Report ‘The Ghana Youth Data Gap: Implications for Accountability in the Post-2015 Framework’.

29 May 2015


As Sierra Leone marks a year since its first Ebola case, Restless Development’s more than 2,000 Ebola Community Mobilisers are speaking up for Sierra Leonean youth. They are beating this crisis and they are showing the world they are #MoreThanEbola.

26 May 2015

Power, rights and participation: a practical guide

We are launching a new practical guide to power, rights and participation in the context of the post-2015 process alongside Actionaid, British Youth Council and Plan UK. The content is adaptable to suit different levels of knowledge and familiarity with the issues, and local, national or international level advocacy.

22 May 2015