“Wrong for UK to break aid promise”

Today the UK government announced a cut in the overseas aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% GDP. Rosanne Palmer-White, Restless Development UK Director said: “It’s wrong for the UK government to break its promise on 0.7% aid, never more so in the middle of a global pandemic.  COVID-19 has shown that we are all so …

Addressing the hidden pandemic

As the pandemic hit, people around the world retreated in doors for safety. For too many women, home is not safe. We have to change that. Reports have shown an alarming increase in the already existing pandemic of violence against women. The Youth Power Panel is asking for leaders to raise the bar and make …

UK activists continue BLM Activism throughout the Pandemic

A youth-led online event on the 8th October successfully used the internet to inspire change around the subject of racial justice and inequality. Set up by Mata Durkin and Sophie Ewen, Restless Development ICS alumni, the event was centered around racial justice and equality. The event aimed to inspire a new generation of changemakers to …

ICS update

The current phase of the ICS programme, delivered by VSO in partnership with Restless Development and Raleigh International, will come to its planned end in December 2020.

We’re In. Are you?

We’ve joined Count Us In, a community of people and organisations taking practical steps to protect what they love from climate change.

International Day of the Girl Child 2020

Young people are fighting for girls rights in Sierra Leone. Every year on 11th October, the world celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child, and this year’s theme is “My voice, our equal future.” Today, we are taking time to engage with adolescent girls and their communities across Sierra Leone to promote their rights. …

Resilient Realities report released

A new youth-led study has found that young people leading civil society organisations around the world are stepping in to help communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, filling gaps left by government responses.

Letter in The Times

Restless Development’s UK Director writes to The Times to highlight the work of Youth Against Misinformation.