Our CSW Event

On 17th March 2022, we held our CSW66 panel event on Young Feminist Aspirations for COP & Climate Justice. Climate change affects young women and girls disproportionately and young feminists are leading the way to change. Young feminists are not calling for technocratic market-based solutions at COP. Instead, we demand intersectional and radical systems change …

Meet young women fighting gender-based violence

We Lead project spotlights young women fighting gender-based violence for 16 Days of Activism. Adolescent girls and young women are disproportionately affected by gender-based violence, especially those who are displaced, live with a disability or HIV, and/or who identify as lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex.  That is why during this year’s 16 Days of Activism …

Let’s Make Education Work

Young people are demanding radical change to the education system. In a fast-changing world, outdated teaching styles and a tired old curriculum are failing to prepare young people for the world of work. This is the message being taken to the RewirEd Summit by a team of young people who are campaigning to #MakeEducationWork. Their …

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. …

Youth Power at COP26

Restless Development and our partner Lightful are supporting five young climate activists from across the world who are heading to Glasgow to bring as many youth voices into COP26 as possible. 

Global Annual Report 2020

Now, as ever, the power of young people matters. 2020 is a reminder that whatever the challenge, young people will respond and they will find solutions, whether protecting their communities against the spread of COVID-19, fighting misinformation that endangers the global response, leading research that elevates voices of people in communities or keeping a spotlight …

Unlock the Future

In the week that global leaders gather for the opening of the UN General Assembly, join this high-level virtual event on Wednesday 22nd September that marks the beginning of a coalition of youth organisations and UN agencies.