There’s power in numbers, so let’s talk about them. More than half the world’s population is under the age of 30. The largest youth population in history means that there are more than 1.8 billion young people alive today!

But when it comes to meaningfully engaging young people, it’s about way more than just the numbers. This International Youth Day, hear directly from young people on their vision for the world, find out what Generation Y really thinks about their role in international politics, and help us change the underlying power structures that hold youth – and progress – back.
Q&A with Malala Yousafzai
In a new Deliver for Good interview, Women Deliver Young Leader Aya Mouallem chats with youth icon Malala Yousafzai, who shares a message for world leaders on meaningful youth engagement and advice for young people on overcoming setbacks.
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Meaningful Youth Engagement:
Sharing Power, Advancing Progress, Driving Change
Check out Women Deliver's new position paper, which calls for redefining power and establishing new approaches that meaningfully engage youth to build a healthier, equitable, and sustainable society.
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Survey Results: Health, Tech, and Generation Y
Responsibility for Youth Engagement is a Two-Way Street

As digital natives, young people bring a unique perspective to global discussions and can provide valuable contributions when given the opportunity.

A new coalition of the world’s leading health and rights organizations including Fondation Botnar, Women Deliver, PATH, and the Partnership on Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, worked with Devex to conduct a global youth survey that sheds light on what young people really think about technology in global health. 

See results here >>

Following recent comment published in The Lancet Global Health on the sidelines of the 72nd World Health Assembly on the urgency of youth engagement in global health, co-authors (including Women Deliver President/CEO Katja Iversen) have penned an important follow-up outlining the need to reframe the narrative.

They lay out concrete steps that both young leaders and seasoned professionals must take to ensure participatory leadership of youth and the successful implementation of youth-led policies and programs at all levels of health.

Read publication here >> 

Change starts with You(th).
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