IYF Blog

We Can’t Wait More Than a Century for Gender Equality

Gender equality “takes all parts of the equation moving,” says expert Dr. Margo Thomas.

Message to Baltimore Youth: “Make Your Voices Heard”

This is what bottom-up change looks like in its most embryonic form.

Using Mixed Livelihood Lessons for Better Programming

In our work in East Africa, we often see the need to support informal jobs, entrepreneurship, and access to finance. Read insights from The MasterCard Foundation's new report on mixed livelihoods and some key lessons for program design. 

IYF Appoints New President & Chief Operating Officer

Susan G. Reichle joins IYF after 25 years of public service within the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Why We’ve Integrated Health Screenings & Sex Ed into This Employability Training in Mexico

We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.