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Chameleons, Zebu, and Lemurs: Adapting the YouthActionNet Curriculum in Madagascar

Laura Leeson | May 31, 2018
In 2016, Maia Freudenberger was selected as a Laureate Global Fellow for her work as Founder of Projet Jeune Leader (PJL) in Madagascar. The initiative works to reduce teen pregnancy, school dropouts...

Six Years After My Internship, BADIR is Blazing Trails

Dalia Mehiar | May 22, 2018
In 2012, as an intern with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) in Jordan , I primarily supported communications and outreach for Youth for the Future (Y4F). This USAID initiative offered...

Is Jordan an Oasis for Youth-led Change?

Lisa Jones | April 27, 2018
In the past decade, Arab youth have found themselves the international spotlight for activism at a massive scale, often referred to as the Arab Spring . While progress toward more free and just...

Five Ways Youth Are Pushing for Progress on Gender Equity

Sheila Kinkade | March 6, 2018
In honor of International Women’s Day , we honor YouthActionNet Fellows who are breaking through gender barriers and advancing progress toward gender equity. These young women and men...

Rethinking Our Approach to Social Justice

Ashok Regmi | November 9, 2017
Reflecting on the past year, it’s easy to see a bleak picture of where we are when it comes to justice, equality, and bridging social divides. As Director of Social Innovation at the...