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Gender, Program Operations & Ping-Pong

IYF is grateful for their hard work for the benefit of the world's young men and women.

She’s the First Woman at This Vehicle Repair Company in Palestine

When this company hired 21-year-old Nouran, management recognized the need to invest in the practical amenities necessary to bring on women staff members and create a welcoming environment.

She’s Challenging Limits to Women’s Career Growth in Morocco

Nazik El Yaalaoui knows that getting a job is one thing; moving up in the ranks is another.

We Can’t Reach These 4 SDGs without Livelihoods for Youth

Strong new evidence underscores the necessity of increasing investment in youth economic opportunity. The recently released International Labour Organization (ILO) World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016 report shows youth unemployment on the rise. According to the ILO, a lower than expected global growth rate, the lowest in developing countries in more than a decade, will leave an addition half million young people unemployed. The report points out that at least four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be reached much more easily if young people are employed in stable jobs.