SHE SOARS project launched

Improving the sexual health and rights of women and girls in Uganda. The government of Uganda through the Commissioner Reproductive Health at Ministry of Health has committed to working closely with Sexual and reproductive Health and Economic empowerment (SHE) Supporting Out-of-school Adolescent girls’ Rights and Skills (SOARS) project with the implementing partners. SHE SOARS will …

SHE SOARS

Supporting out-of-school Adolescent girls in Uganda through Sexual and reproductive Health education. Adolescent girls face many barriers in exercising their Sexual and Reproductive Health rights,. The cost of these barriers are devastating and deadly. Barred from seeking services and making decisions about their health, one to 4 adolescent girls become mothers every year in Uganda.*  …

Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education

Offering young people prospects for economic participation. Restless Development is partnering with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to harness the opinions, ideas, insights and lived experiences of a diverse group of young people in Uganda. The programme aims to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality Education’ by strengthening local Technical and Vocational …

Living in the Climate Crisis: Young people in Uganda

Climate change is affecting young people in Uganda. How are they addressing the crises? Climate disruptions are having severe and adverse effects on people’s lives and livelihoods, demanding immediate and coordinated action. Our understanding of climate change must take into account its impacts on those most at risk of severe climate disruption – particularly young people in Africa. …

Young People, Climate Disruption and Adaptation in Africa

Join this exciting event to hear the latest from youth climate activists and thought leaders on what we can do to take action on climate change in Africa. If you want to share in a discussion with activists, policy makers, business leaders and academics, and learn more about: Youth livelihoods, Green jobs, Future climate policies …

Climate Change & Youth Aspirations

This new study is looking at how climate change impacts the lives of young people. What are young people doing to mitigate the effects of climate change upon their lives and their communities? We are also looking at how young people can be helped to overcome this challenge.

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.

YouLead covid-19 Report

Young people are fighting back against covid-19 in East Africa We conducted a regional youth survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of young people in East Africa, in partnership with the YouLead Consortium and partners. Some of the recommendations that the young people shared, were that: Governments should do more to ensure …