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Students in the grounds at the female experimental high school in Herat, Afghanistan - World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Psychosocial support to women and girls in the aftermath of conflict

Nicola Jones and Fiona Samuels
23 May 2014

In the second contribution to our new series focusing on the challenges and opportunities for advancing gender equality goals in fragile and conflict-affected countries, Nicola Jones and Fiona Samuels outline the case for greater psychosocial support to women and girls in the aftermath of conflict in order to foster bottom-up demands and capacities that are essential for lasting peace.

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Students at a rural high school in Colombia - Charlotte Kesl  for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Youth matters: invest in young people to build a better future

Kinza, Jake and Leon Ward
27 August 2014

Putting young people at the heart of the post-2015 agenda is critical to ensuring that goals are translated into action, say representatives from global child-rights charity Plan UK. This blog offers perspectives from members of Plan’s youth advisory panel and Leon Ward, a trustee of the charity and UK Young Ambassador to the Commonwealth.

Farmers near Sapa, Viet Nam - Kibae Park for UN Photo (Creative Commons licensed)

Tackling trade-offs in the food-water-energy nexus: lessons for the SDGs

Join us in person or online on 11 September for the launch of our environment dimension, where we'll present four new case studies from China, Brazil, Burkina Faso and Viet Nam as well as a range of supporting content.
Overseas Development Institute, 203 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8NJ
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 10:30 to 13:00
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Youth2End Sexual Violence action shot

Sexual violence and FGM: the youth perspective

Jess Ewing
20 August 2014

In the latest blog in our youth priorities series, VSO's Jess Ewing discusses the necessity for activist groups such as Youth2 End Sexual Violence as a platform for young people's voices in influencing policy makers in the post-2015 agenda.


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