We The People: How Should India Deal With Maoists?
On April 24, 25 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF were killed in an attack by the Maoists. The attack came a month after 12 CRPF jawans were killed in a similar ambush on March 11. Maoists even stole 10 weapons from the dead troopers. In 2010, 75 CRPF troopers were killed in Dantewada in the heart of the so called "red corridor". On this episode of We The People, we are asking: Has the CRPF borne the brunt of…
What a legend and young people have in common
The founder of Social Change Factory, a Senegal-based African Civic Leadership group talks about his aspirations for and the potential of African youth.
How Boris Johnson has unleashed Brexit's 'demons'
FT chief economics commentator Martin Wolf says the prime minister has set parliament against the people and enacted an 'extraordinary transformation of British political discourse'
Our broken hearts: What will the healing unleash?
By Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director of IDEX Language In romantic relationships, in our families, in our organizations and movements, the hurt is real Raising resources is not easy. Building alliances and deepening relationships takes time. The lessons come most often through adversity At the same time, here is where we can find sources of joy. “Your broken heart is the place of magic, of healing, of…
Why It's Important for Young People to Look Out for These Shingles Symptoms
It's not pretty, but you need to see these. And BTW, shingles isn't an "old people" condition.
From a nurse: How health care reform has helped young people
Rebecca Tilley: For the first time in a generation, health care reform did something about that injustice, and now I see young patients every single day who are fully covered at exactly the age that they feel most invincible.
How Ayushman Bharat has the potential of transforming healthcare in India
The scheme will help the poorest 40% — for whom health is often the biggest concern and the biggest expense.
“What can we do to unleash the potential of every American entrepreneur?”
Back in November, three of my HBS classmates (Michael Baker, Hicham Alaoui and Casey Gerald) and I were talking about the disconnect that often exists between MBAs in the classroom and people build…
What Women Want... in India
Rajasthan White Ribbon Alliance For Safe Motherhood-SUMA is asking what quality reproductive and maternal healthcare means to women and girls throughout Raja...
Opinion: Young people are at the end of their tether
Far from laughing in the face of democracy, the prospect of giving the people another say is the only sensible option we have left
How deforestation helped unleash Ebola
When the forests of Guinea were cut down, fruit bats and humans became a lot cozier — and so did their diseases.
Catherine Kyobutungi: I Believe in People and Know That Everyone Has the Potential to be Amazing
APHRC’s Acting Executive Director and Director of Research, Catherine Kyobutungi tells us about her life, work and passion for people. Follow her on Twitter @CKyobutungi 1. When did you come to Kenya? Almost 9 years ago, in April 2006 to take up a job as a Post-Doctoral Fellow here at APHRC. I had just completed …
How Music and Theatre are Educating Young People in Uganda
Last Wednesday (March 8) marked International Women’s Day. The energy and effort within the women’s rights movement has clearly not slowed down from 2016. Events like the Women’s March on Washingto…
Why young people are now less likely to smoke
All age groups in the UK are smoking less - but the largest decrease seems to be among young adults.
10 Ways to Unleash the True Potential of Your Business
Forward thinking differentiates successful businesses from their peers, particularly in this era of technological breakthroughs happening at amazing speeds. You’ve heard of companies that used to be successful but failed to innovate and keep up with the times. Their eventual shutdowns are compelling reasons for other businesses to now put a premium on creativity in the workplace. After all, people learn not just from their own…
Governments, organizations and young people must collaborate to prepare Africa’s youth for the...
To prepare Burundi’s youth for the future of work, it will take a combination of youth capacity building, availability of financial resources and partnership between governments and international financial organizations to tackle the challenge. An education and employment hub that will train the youth and implement several projects to fill ...
10 Steps to Advance the Health and Rights of Young People
Young people in the developing world have urgent and vast needs for policies and programs that safeguard their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) 60% of Africa’s unsafe abortions occur among girls and young women Globally, around 1,000 girls and young women become infected with HIV every day. PSI works to overcome these challenges by supporting young people to make their own decisions about sex,…
Why Young People Are Crucial to LGBTQ Advocacy
Peace First Fellow Brennan Lewis describes how LGBT youth in North Carolina are working against discrimination.
Why Brexit is a wake-up call for young people
Now is the time for young people to use their voices.
Why are so few young people registered to vote?
The Tactical Voting Blog: The shortfall in voter registration gives the Tories an advantage