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The unfinished challenge: The right to quality education for girls and women

Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right. So why educating girls for the future is everyone's job?

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Discover the brand generating funds for an anti-bullying programme

“Let’s take on the bullies and unlock the potential of more young leaders”, says One Young World Ambassador Hayden Taylor, Managing Director of Unloc, a UK-based social enterprise for young people.

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How this entrepreneur is using blockchain for humanitarian projects

Inspired by the Syrian refugee crisis, Hungarian OYW Ambassador Balázs Nemethi started Taqanu, a blockchain-based digital identity platform and ecosystem.

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5 young leaders tackling Africa's droughts

Nowhere is more susceptible to desertification than Africa. But it is also where a series of outstanding One Young World Ambassadors are fighting back against water scarcity.

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Zuma steps down: 12 voices on the ground

After a tumultuous week in South African politics that has seen former President Jacob Zuma resign and Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as his replacement, the country is at a new crossroads.

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Why it matters: One Young World Summit

OYW Ambassador Neeshad Shafi shares on Qatar Today his experience at OYW 2017. 

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The Brazilian Hunger Games-style competition shaking up sustainability education

While The Hunger Games was a terrifying dystopian nightmare, The Sustainability Games are an inspirational invention that uses competition among young people to build a better world.

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This is how this OYW Ambassador is serving millions of meals in India

It was the sight of wasted food at a celebrity wedding that first motivated OYW Ambassador Ankit Kawatra to quit his corporate job and set up a non-profit organisation to fight hunger and malnutrition in India.

 

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Happy #OYWDay!

Eight years ago, the first OYW Summit was starting in London. 

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Addressing sexual harassment doesn’t just start on social media. It starts at home.

We can’t afford to be complicit - we need to call out those closest to us to bring about change.

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