Livelihoods

Creating a Stable, Prosperous World Will be an Inclusive (and Messy) Process

Romina Bandura of CSIS highlights the linkages between SDGs 8 and 16, the need for partnerships, and the importance of inclusivity.

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

There’s a growing effort to promote young women’s employment by changing social norms, but it’s a difficult undertaking.

Don't Neglect the Orphan Cohort

In 20 years pushing for greater investment in youth development, I’ve come to see young people as an orphan cohort.

5 Steps to Designing an Effective Youth Employment Portal

In the age of LinkedIn, you might think it’s straightforward enough for employers to find the talent they need.

The Truth About Women in the Digital Workforce

What does an increasingly digital labor landscape really look like for youth, particularly young women?

3 Keys to Fostering Youth Skills Development in Tanzania

Safe spaces are critical for youth economic opportunity, environmental sustainability, and access to health and human services.

What’s Love Got to Do with Youth Development?

The ideas can sound unrelated or antithetical, but could a greater emphasis on love be what’s missing from youth development and employability efforts?

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.

My Story as a Syrian Refugee in Istanbul

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

Using Scale for Good to Drive Opportunities for Youth

A new post on Medium looks at McDonald’s Corporation’s commitment to investing in young people.