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IYF Convenes Experts to Explore the Tricky Dynamic Between Social Norms and Women’s Employment

We can provide young women with skills for work. We can understand where the jobs are and connect women to them. We can provide childcare to enable mothers to work outside the home. But in many places around the world, the idea of a woman holding a job is culturally problematic and not...

The Gates Foundation & Gender Equality

How do we actually change the mindsets of both women and men to open choice, strengthen voice, and transform power relations?

S4YE Explores New Frontiers in Youth Employment

S4YE is based on the belief that partnerships can make positive change.

Mapping the Alarming Rates of Violence Against Teens

A new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Global Prevalence of Past-Year Violence Against Children, has gathered information from sources around the world to offer a global picture of the treatment of young people. What they’ve found is unacceptable: children and teens face deplorably high rates of violence.