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Welcome to the IYF newsroom. Here you’ll find our blog posts, newsletter articles, publications, and videos. We invite you to explore what we’ve learned through more than two decades of positive youth development. For media inquiries, please contact Gill McCallion.

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4 Lessons Learned from USAID's Youth in Development Policy

Nearly six years after the policy's launch, we're reminded that awareness isn't always action.

Honor Killings in Pakistan are Ego Killings, Says Former IYF Board Member

Learn the story of a young leader working to redefine honor in her native Pakistan.

My Story as a Syrian Refugee in Istanbul

"We are just trying to keep our lives, trying to stand on our own feet."

From the IYF Library

2017 Global Youth Wellbeing Index

The Index is a call to action and guide for investment in the world's young people. Created in partnership with Hilton, it addresses seven of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and features seven domains: gender equality, economic opportunity, education, health, safety and security, citizen participation, and information and communication technology.

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YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

YouthMap Casamance: Fatmata's Story

A young mother in southern Senegal has learned valuable life skills through her Passport to Success® training.

Youth Help Youth to Get Jobs

Youth Help Youth Get Jobs

Watch as Cristina, a facilitator, and Miriam, a program graduate, share the uniqueness of Youth:Work Mexico's youth-to-youth approach.