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Participation at CSW66 – Perspectives from Youth Advocates…

We spoke directly to the youth advocates who have been at the forefront of driving advocacy for girls’ rights, gender-transformative education, and meaningful participation of girls, women…
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Op-Ed: The Impact of Climate Change on Pastoralist Women and…

During CSW66, one Youth Advocate from a Climate-Vulnerable Community shares the real impacts of the Climate Crisis on Women and Girls.
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A concerted effort is needed to protect young displaced people…

A concerted effort is needed to protect young people displaced by conflict in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, blogs Lindsey Hutchison, Peace and Security Policy Advisor.
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A Return to Business-as-Usual at the UN General Assembly?

For 18 long months, civil society has been frozen out of in-person meetings and events at UN Headquarters. What should have been an opportunity to celebrate a return to in-person advocacy in…
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“We Must Not Fail Them” – The Security Council Has…

In the face of the ongoing crisis in Nigeria and the surrounding countries in the Lake Chad Basin, the Security Council must do more to understand and address adolescent girls’ rights in conflict.…
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3 Things the UN Can Change Now to Promote Meaningful Youth Participation…

Three things governments and UN agencies in Geneva can do to create those inclusive and safe spaces for young people’s voices to be truly taken into account in human rights processes.
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Will It Be Youth Participation or Co-Creation in Generation…

What does participation look like as we continue to engage in the Generation Equality process?
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What Does It Mean to Have A CSW Theme That Doesn’t Include…

The conversations over the next two weeks of CSW will have a bearing on the future of feminist movements and leadership. There’s just one problem: the theme doesn’t include girls.
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Less Visible Than Boys, But No Less Affected

How the specific needs of girls associated with armed forces and armed groups should be better taken into consideration.
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Adolescent girls in crises deserve better emergency responses…

Now is the time to make humanitarian action work for them, not against them, writes Plan International’s Anne-Sophie Lois.
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