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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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Trust Youth to Co-Create Safe Spaces

Co-creating safe spaces will require a fundamental shift in the development mindset.

He's Building Safe Spaces for Youth Creative Expression in Kenya

This 2016 YouthActionNet® fellow from Kenya shares his perspective on inclusion, decision-making, and African youth.

Understanding Safe Spaces for Youth Online

Invariably, connectivity also comes with concerns about security, data privacy, and authenticity.

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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.