Freedom

“When free press is at risk, all other liberties are endangered”

5 young people risking their safety to hold their governments to account.

Today, the Good Friday Agreement turns 20: discover the Conference setting a new tone for peacebuilding

Facing violent oppression, Afghan women fight back with the pen and the Internet

Led by OYW Ambassador Noorjahan Akbar, a group of women writers are determined not to allow the endemic violence in Afghanistan to be passed on to future generations.

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.