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ARTICLE: Recognising the economic contribution of women isn't feminism, it's fact

Making Cents International

Despite the role that girls and women play in driving economic growth being widely acknowledged, it seems in practice, development programmes haven’t kept pace.

BLOG: Cities as Drivers of Economic Opportunity for Youth

Making Cents International

According to the recently released United Nations report (“World Urbanization Prospects”), more than half of humanity now lives in cities. Today, 54% of the world’s population, 3.9 billion people, resides in urban areas, compared to only 30% back in 1950. The report predicts that cities will add an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, with nearly 90% of this increase happening in Asia and Africa.

BLOG: Workforce Development: A shift into high gear

RTI

This year’s Workforce Development Track of the Making Cents conference saw more than a tenfold increase in proposal submissions and will feature a record number of panelists across nine distinct workforce themed panels. The lineup of proposals and participants provides terrific insight into the range and diversity of workforce issues that the development community and countries at large are grappling with, including public private partnerships, work-based learning interventions, soft-skills measurement, technology applications, career development practices and mentorship programs.     

Five Steps to More Meaningful Youth Engagement

JBS International, Inc.

My name is Matthew French and I work for JBS International, Inc. This blog draws upon research conducted under contract with USAID’s office of Education (read the full youth engagement report here), as well as my own experiences working with young people.

GIRL Center Launched Adolescent Data Hub

GIRL Center

Today, the GIRL Center officially launched the Adolescent Data Hub, a unique global portal to share and access data on adolescents and young people living in low- and middle-income countries. The Adolescent Data Hub, the largest portal of data on adolescents, currently contains data on more than 1,390,000 adolescents and young people.

Creating Safe Employment Pathways for Youth with the Private Sector: International Youth Day 2018 Panel Discussion

ORGANIZER: 
Banyan Global
DATE: 
Aug 9, 2018 (09:30am to 11:00am)

International Youth Day is observed annually on August 12. It is an opportunity for governments, civil society, educational institutions and the business community to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. The theme of International Youth Day 2018 is Safe Spaces for Youth. Join us for a panel discussion on creating safe employment pathways for urban youth to enter the labor market.

International Center for Research On Women Accepting Applications for the Mariam K. Chamberlain Award

International Center for Research on Women

ICRW is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Mariam K. Chamberlain Award, which honors the legacy of Dr. Mariam K. Chamberlain, a visionary who founded Re:Gender – formerly the National Council for Research on Women – in 1981. The $10,000 award will support a first-generation doctoral student, as they work on a dissertation under the close supervision of a senior dissertation advisor over one academic year.

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