3 things the UN can change now to promote meaningful youth participation
I once heard someone used the analogy of a car. It has 4 wheels each of which has important functions of the car (steering, transmission). You can add a 5th wheel but it doesn’t change anything unless you’ve built important functions into that additional wheel. The idea is that if we do youth participation as an add-on, without important functions for decision-making built into it, it doesn’t change anything and remains cosmetic.
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What does participation look like as we continue to engage in the Generation Equality process?
What Does It Mean to Have a CSW Theme That Doesn't Include Girls?
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.
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.
Girl Advocates Make Their Voices Heard with UN Leaders
On the occasion of International Day of the Girl 2020, three passionate girl advocates dialogue with three high-level UN leaders on the topic of "centering girls' voices in the international system".