Periods During A Pandemic (UK Research)

Young People’s Experiences of Menstrual Health in the Covid-19 Pandemic Although there is increasing data on menstrual injustice in the UK, there has been almost no focus on the specific experiences of young people aged 18-35 during the Covid-19 lockdown. This original and groundbreaking youth-led research seeks to break the silence of young people’s experiences. …

It’s Our Future Report

Building better education and work for young people in a post-pandemic world. Restless Development was asked to conduct a youth-led research, assembling the specific challenges and opportunities of young people. This report provides interesting and relevant insights on the perceptions of young people about their lives and the way COVID-19 has affected them.Their observations about …

Youth Take the Lead Learning Document

A review of the lessons learnt from the ‘Youth Take the Lead’ programme, written by its participants. Youth Take the Lead is a six month exchange project led by Restless Development in partnership with the Norwegian Agency for Exchange Cooperation (NOREC). It focuses on enhancing youth leadership across three Restless Development Hubs: Nepal, Tanzania and …

Working Better Together

In consultation with seven donors and 17 youth civil society organisations (CSOs) and through an extensive literature review, the Development Alternative found that collaborative, trusted and open partnerships between donors and youth CSOs can accelerate the power shift and unleash youth-led change.

Safeguarding is top priority in Sierra Leone

Key findings of our complaints, feedback and response mechanism review Our Sierra Leone Hub is leading the way on safeguarding. So far, we have worked with over 200 communities to ensure that they can recognise potential concerns and report safeguarding issues or incidents to us, irrespective of whether they involve one of our staff members …

Youth experiences of the decent work deficit

Youth research into the youth employment challenge in lower income countries. More than half of the world’s population is under 30 years old – nine-tenths of whom are from developing and emerging economies. Never before have there been so many young people. This report investigates the youth employment challenge in lower income countries as described …

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Parliaments and the Power of Young People: A Call to Action

Young people between the ages of 15 and 24 make up about 1.2 billion of the world’s population. However, many young people have been sidelined in decision making processes at national and sub national levels, and less than 2% of parliamentarians worldwide are under 30 years old. Youth participation in politics is critical for achieving …

Organisation Development Toolkit

In coordination with Amplify Change and the Rainbow’s Rare Project, Restless Development Nepal has produced this guide to Institutional Development, human resources and financial management.