Topic : Youth

  • An Indian girl cracks stones into little pieces during her work at the banks of Mahananda river in … Forum Article

    How children are standing up for their rights

    The British social reformer, Eglantyne Jebb, once noted that the only international language that the world… more

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    Does free childcare help women back to work?

    Over the last 20 years, early childhood education and childcare for the under-fives has become a major… more

  • Children sit during a morning assembly at a school Forum Article

    Do good things come to those who wait?

    It’s an iconic test of willpower: sit a child down in front of a marshmallow, tell the child that he/she… more

  • Baby Leonard plays with his brother and parents in living-room in Ismaning Forum Article

    The economic incentives for pushy parenting

    Since time immemorial, parents have struggled with the question of how best to… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • Women wait to have their babies examined at a Medecins Sans Frontires hospital near the airport of the capital Bangui Forum Article

    Have development goals failed women?

    As the 2015 deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, world… more

  • Two workers use their mobile phones in the newly built Meydan Horse racing complex in Dubai Forum Article

    Four ways to create more jobs in the Gulf

    Gulf economies are taking bets on the future, spending billions on new airports, bigger ports and… more

  • Applicants fill out forms during a job fair at the Southeast LA-Crenshaw WorkSource Center in Los Angeles Social Entrepreneurs Article

    How young people can boost competitiveness

    While the issue of youth unemployment features highly on national and international policy agendas… more

  • Palestinian first-graders sit with their schoolbooks during class in the West Bank city of Ramallah Forum Article

    Why we must invest more in education

    Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development. Since the beginning of the… more

  • A group of students walk home from school along a road currently being constructed in the Bumi Serpong Damai housing complex Forum Article

    Why education policies matter for equality

    Much of the debate on inequality focuses on its deleterious social and political effects and its impact… more

  • A participant holds up a sky lantern to be released during the “Kapulica & Lanterns” event in Zagreb Forum Article

    Three ways young people are changing the world

    We are experiencing a values revolution. Increasingly, people want to make the world a better place through… more

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    How can every child get an education?

    The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)… more

  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    3 problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best… more

  • A girl, who receives help from the “Takeyat Um Ali” humanitarian services center, studies in Qrayra village Forum Article

    What schools in Jordan teach us about educational reform

    Zeid Bin Haritha is a school in the Jordanian village of Yarqa. In this school, you’ll witness tiny… more

  • City workers make phone calls outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square in the City of London Forum Article

    6 tips for elegant self-promotion

    One of the most important things you can do to advance your career is to let your bosses know when you have a… more