Peace and Conflict

OYW Ambassador's LGBTI documentary receives support from Timor Leste's Prime Minister & Catholic community

Natalino Guterres, responsible for bringing the country's LGBTI movement to life, tells us about his new documentary, The Road to Acceptance.

Why the world must pay attention to the $2.1 billion Ontario pledged towards mental health

Alicia Raimundo: "When I heard the announcement, for the first time in my life I had hope that we could actually make a mental health system that works."

Good Friday Agreement 20th anniversary: "We have a unique opportunity to build a home of hope"

OYW Ambassador Conor Houston: "Put simply: we have not become a truly reconciled people."

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.

"I lost my father to gun violence" - A personal take ahead of March for our Lives

Ahead of March for our Lives, OYW Ambassador Abraham M. Keita shares why America must listen to its young people. 

Stimulating innovation in one of the world’s most dangerous countries, El Salvador

How this entrepreneur is using blockchain for humanitarian projects

Iran protests: Why they are an outrage at neoliberalism

An OYW Ambassador in Iran writes anonymously on what the root causes of the protests really are.