Blogs

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

17/01/2018

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

16/01/2018

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

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Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh asks whether apartheid was really defeated

12/01/2018

Published in The Economist: A young South African laments his country's grotesque—and growing—inequality.

 

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Colombian OYW Ambassadors launch campaign to fight corruption

11/01/2018

“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

10/01/2018

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

7/01/2018

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

4/01/2018

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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Is slavery in Libya the direct result of EU and US failed foreign policy?

3/01/2018

Meron Semedar writes how the auctioning of slaves we witnessed with CNN’s recent investigation is just the tip of a huge iceberg of human rights violations in Libya. 

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Look back at the top 10 OYW videos of the year

31/12/2017

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

28/12/2017

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

26/12/2017

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

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The young peacebuilder who forgave those who slaughtered his family

21/12/2017

OYW Ambassador Hyppolite shares the harrowing story of his survival and talks about his initiative to foster peacebuilding in Rwanda.

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