Tanzania Annual Report

We are in an era of global peak youth, where we are witnessing the fastest growing youth population in history, and Tanzania is not exempt from this trend. Tanzania’s population is among the youngest in the world, with over 10 million people between the ages of 15 and 24, and a median age of 17 …

Ebola Response Mid-term Review Report

On the 27th May 2015 Restless Development held an Ebola Response Mid-Term Review in Freetown. The aim was to highlight best practices, innovations, challenges and solutions based on Restless Development’s social mobilisation response, which has been delivered since June 2014.

Youth Participation in Local Council Decision-Making in Sierra Leone

The purpose of this study was to understand the reality of youth participation in decision-making at the local council level. This field research was carried out between January and March 2013 by a research team from Restless Development. If I had unlimited resources to invest in youth in the district, the priorities I would focus …

Youth Manifesto for the 2012 Elections

This manifesto shares the thoughts, hopes, expectations and fears of young people around the 2012 elections and their vision for a brighter Sierra Leone of the future. The manifesto was an advocacy tool whose goal is to inform and influence those involved in contesting the elections, bodies administering the elections, donors and civil society organisations …

The State of the Youth in Sierra Leone | 2012

May 2012 This is a report of youth-led research undertaken in 2012. The purpose of the report is to amplify the voices of young people across Sierra Leone around the key issues affecting their lives. It reflects the views of over 200 young people, and is supplemented by those of other stakeholders from civil society …

The State of the Youth in Sierra Leone | 2018

This report is an overview of young people’s experiences and perceptions from just before the 2018 presidential elections. The votes of Sierra Leone’s young people are key in elections – under 35s comprise 58% of the voting age population, a higher proportion than at any time in Sierra Leone’s history. Despite this, young people are …

Accountability in Action Toolkit

Youth-led monitoring of the Global Goals. This is a practical guide for young people tracking the Global Goals. It is available in four languages- English, French, Swahili and Nepali. You can download a copy using the buttons below.

Youth Leadership, Partnership and Accountability

Youth Leadership, Partnership and Accountability 2.0 Strengthened youth-led accountability will enable young people to more effectively hold decision makers accountable for their commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Gender Equality. Restless Development, in partnership with UNFPA, and with young people from across East and Southern Africa, have developed recommendations for strengthening youth-led …

Believe in Better

A Working Paper on Young People’s Inclusion in National Follow Up, Review and Accountability Processes of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In partnership with ActionAid, the UN Major Group of Children and Youth (UNMGCY) and the Office of the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Restless Development collaborated with young people around the world …