Freedom

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.

Speak up! It’s a Human Right!

To mark Human Rights Day, OYW Ambassador Yvet reflects on the status of one of the basic human rights around the world: the freedom of opinion and expression.

Meet the Ambassadors championing human rights around the world

Discover some of the young leaders working towards equal, just and free societies in their countries.  

“The situation was inevitable." Read how young leaders in Zimbabwe see their future

Read what OYW Ambassadors based in Zimbabwe and neighboring countries think about the recent takeover by the Zimbabwean military.

Ending corruption: Mohamed Amersi outlines Ten Corporate Commandments

When democracy is treated as a hoax

Guatemala is undergoing a democratic crisis- Ambassador Bibi La Luz Gonzalez shares her view from the ground. 

Pride as a celebration of human rights: Q&A with activist Amir Ashour

Human rights activist and founder of Iraqueer, Amir Ashour, reflects on the importance of Pride events around the world and how to build an inclusive society. 

What does this crisis in Qatar mean for young people?

Turkey is now Erdogan: how the referendum will change my country's future

A One Young World Ambassador anonymously writes about the Turkish referendum result and the dark path ahead.