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 …

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.

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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 …

UN World Data Forum

From 19th – 21st October Restless Development will be supporting young people from our networks in India, Madagascar and Uganda to participate in the first ever virtual UN World Data Forum.  Meet our youth participants. This Forum brings together data and statistical experts and users from all sectors including governments, civil society, the private sector, …

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.

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.

Resilient Realities: Stories of Youth Resilience and Resistance

Monday 21st September. 2PM UTC Register below to join five powerful youth activists from around the world as they share their personal stories of resilience and resistance in the face of the COVID19 response and recovery in their communities through storytelling, art, poetry and music. Find out more about the Resilient Research project and researchers. …