The Pasos Libres Foundation traveled to New Jersey from March 6 to 12 to run with IBM, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Stevens Institute of Technology, the first BlueHack agains
Luke Hart: Men Have A Responsibility To Speak Out Against Toxic Masculinity That Breeds Male Violence And Coercive Control
Luke Hart is a One Young World Ambassador from the UK. This article was originally published by the Huffington Post.
Over the past year, sexual violence has quickly risen to the top of the global agenda as one of the most critical issues plaguing both developed and developing countries. Long have the atrocities committed in wartime gone unrecognised, with sexual violence used as a common tool of abuse typically against women and children. Yet with the upheaval of the #MeToo movement and the subsequent outpouring of international outcry, this matter now remains a fixture in world news.
In an effort to further share the incredible work of the OYW Ambassador community, we’ve launched our monthly list of top projects you need to know about.
Companies can’t expect to get the best talent if they don’t openly empower their staff and allow them to investigate the things that make them passionate, whilst also doing the client work.
Deloitte understands this. The reason why I came here was, not only is this one of the biggest companies in the world, it’s somewhere that openly supports not just women but all different minorities to do the things they want to do.
Women4Good started out as me just cooking breakfast for a few of my friends and it has already expanded beyond my dreams.
Today we have more than 700 members across the Bay Area in California and they are changing their own lives as well as those of thousands of others.
Women in Afghanistan face renewed and terrifying threats to their human rights as a bloody resurgence by the Taliban has seen the militant group assert control over large parts of the country. The BBC reports that Taliban fighters are openly active in 70 per cent of Afghanistan.
When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001 its fundamentalist regime was associated with sexism and misogyny, with women denied education and forced to wear the burqa in public at all times.
Written by Lucile Stengel and Lily Pugh of Lensational. Lensational was founded by OYW Ambassador Bonnie Chiu.
This article was authored by Adela Ubau*
[tweetable] Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right.[/tweetable].
As 2017 wraps up, scroll through some of our best video moments of the year.
1. North Korean defector Yeonmi Park’s OYW 2014 Dublin speech goes viral.