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Why it’s a big deal same-sex marriage has been backed in Latin America

Inter-American Court of Human Rights opens a new era for American countries in the granting of LGTBQ Rights.

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The Unmentionables: Intimate health products in conflict zones

Discover how The Unmentionables are providing intimate health products and education to refugees and displaced persons. 

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Colombian OYW Ambassadors launch campaign to fight corruption

“Ethics is in your hands” calls for people around the world to commit to transparency and fight corruption.

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Using sport to help victims of the Colombian conflict

Earlier this year, OYW Ambassador Juan Sanchez launched his initiative aimed at helping vulnerable young people torn apart by decades of conflict. 

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Walking Tohoku: A 614km Journey on the Michinoku Shiokaze Trail

Speaking with Tokyo Weekender, OYW Ambassador Robin Lewis tells us about his Explore Tohoku project, making him one of the first to walk the entire length of the trail. 

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Bringing back our beloved Yemen

OYW Ambassador Mohammed Gaber shares his fears and hopes for his family, friends and fellow Yemenis as their country is torn by an escalating conflict.

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Look back at the top 10 OYW videos of the year

As 2017 wraps up, scroll through some of our best video moments of the year.

 

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The young refugee bringing ISIS victims together

OYW Ambassador Taffan is working with former enemies, now ISIS victims, to ensure they do not turn to hatred and extremism.

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The best OYW moments of 2017

What a year! Look back at some of the best OYW moments of 2017.

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What's next for South Africa? 3 takeaways from the ANC National Conference

Africa’s oldest liberation movement has had the most contentious national conference in recent years. What does this mean for young people in South Africa? Nkululeko Tselane reviews. 

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