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Challenge Paper

Creating a better resourced, more equitable and sustainable future for youth-led change. This challenge paper explores the opportunity to create positive systemic change in how youth civil society and activism are supported and resourced. It proposes ten actions that donors can take to more effectively resource young people around the world. These recommendations include funding …

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Youth in a time of crisis report

Livelihood diaries from Nepal and Indonesia during COVID-19. To deepen our understanding of young people’s experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, Restless Development, Rutgers WPF Indonesia, and the University of Cambridge worked with cohorts of disadvantaged young people in Indonesia and Nepal on a youth-led, diary research pilot. The work was funded by the Asian Development …

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Maximising Benefits Report

A recommended framework for volunteerism and compensation for young people. This document aims to provide concise, practical guidance on volunteerism and compensation for young people. It is based on a document review of relevant internal policies on volunteering, compensation and reimbursement, and consultation meetings with CIVICUS and Restless Development staff and select partner INGOs that …

Missing Majority at TES

The Transforming Education Summit (TES) in September 2022 seeks to mobilise political ambition, action, and solidarity to transform education. But the success of the Summit is under threat. Unless young people are in the driving seat , the Transforming Education Summit will fail. For the Summit to be truly transformational, it must be powered by …

Missing Majority at COP26

In 2021, Restless Development and our partner Lightful supported five young climate activists from across the world to travel to Glasgow to bring as many youth voices into COP26 as possible.

GenEndIt

Youth Power to end AIDS by 2030 GenEndIt is a collaborative initiative to empower youth to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. It is a coalition of youth-serving organisations made up by AVERT, the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, …

GenEndIt Steering Group

We are excited to announce our GenEndIt Youth Steering Group who will be working with us for one year. The GenEndIt Youth Steering Group will convene and support young people in donor and emerging donor countries to drive change on the reprioritisation of global HIV and AIDS. Sally Hamilton, United Kingdom I have been a …

Youth Climate Action Lab

A youth-led movement on addressing the issues of climate change in Urban Bengaluru. Climate change is one of the most pressing issues affecting young people.

Aim Youth Power Project Training

Training Civil Society Organisations to improve accountability in their project activities. Restless Development Zambia conducted a four-day training focused on strengthening the capacities of youth-led and youth-focused non-governmental organisations in social accountability with an objective to increase civic engagement and improve transparency and accountability of government actions and policies in Zambia. The training is part …

RUPANTARAN

A holistic adolescent and youth empowerment package. Rupantaran is a holistic adolescent development social and financial skills package; with focus on two age groups (i.e. 10-14 years and 15-19 years) separately, is fully tested with and among adolescents and adults. The package comprising of 15 modules has been designed in partnership and consultation with various …