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Enumerator

About Restless Development. In 2016, Restless Development launched a new vision and strategy designed by young people. Having championed the engagement and influence of young people at every stage of the development of the United Nations’ new Global Goals, Restless Development is developing a complementary strategy that will: ● Convene, advocate and empower young people …

“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 …

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Programme Manager – Reproductive Health Rights

About Restless Development. We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being ignored and overlooked. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, …

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.

Tackling GBV: Accountability powered by young voices

Youth Accountability Advocate Shagun Sharma shares her experience working with young people tackling Gender Based Violence in a remote community in India. I was selected as a Youth Accountability Advocate for the Youth-Led Accountability Programme by Restless Development India in August 2019. Aiming to take young voices to local, regional and global community members in …

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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 …