Children & Youth

Mission and Purpose The Malawi Human Rights Youth Network (MHRYN) is a secretariat for 68 youth organizations throughout Malawi. MHRYN mobilizes funding, coordinates, and builds the capacity of these member organizations. MHRYN’s vision is to achieve “an environment where youth and children are empowered and participate in issues that affect...
“Jato Spazio Idee. Centro di coordinamento e di progettazione come spazio della democrazia e della legalità” è un progetto cofinanziato con risorse del Piano di Azione e Coesione (PAC), nell’ambito dell’Avviso pubblico “Giovani del no-profit per lo sviluppo del Mezzogiorno - Giovani per il sociale”, promosso dal Dipartimento della Gioventù...
The Global Shapers Community is “a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities” (Global Shapers World Economic Forum website). Since its inception, the GSTH has identified a number of themes...
Definition, problems and Purpose The “ Repúblicas” (republics) of Coimbra are students’ community houses, whose history dates back to the origins of Portuguese university, in the XIV century. They are spaces of living and conviviality with a specific culture, generated by a centuries-long tradition. The republics are the most ancient...
This case documents the use of the Facebook group “Mouvement du 20 Février - Maroc - حركة 20 فبراير” and the citizen-led online open access Mamfakinch by Moroccan activists to express grievances, discuss, share uncensored information and to organize a broad based movement within Morocco coordinated around February 20th 2011.
Housed as a semi-autonomous body within Justice and Reconciliation Project in northern Uganda, the Women’s Advocacy Network's mission is “to seek reintegration, reconciliation, and justice for war-affected women” (Justice and Reconciliation Project 2017).
Mission and Purpose The Lango Youth Development Network (LAYDNET) is a youth-led community-based organization/network based in Lira, northern Uganda. LAYDNET has three specific objective statements (Profile of LAYDNET, 2016). Firstly, it pledges to advocate for the rights of youth with emphasis to women empowerment for economic development (Ibid). Secondly, it...
Purpose and Goals The 1st Teenagers’ Municipal Council, held in the city of Ilion, Greece in 2015, was a simulation of the Ilion Municipal Council intended to familiarize high school-aged constituents with local democratic institutions. The event was held within the framework of the European Local Democracy Week — an...
AYO is a grassroots, citizen-led movement in Winnipeg dedicated to youth empowerment and community capacity building.

Organization: Youngstars Foundation

Youngstars Foundation was established in 1995 by Kingsley Bangwell. It operates from Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, with a branch in Accra, Ghana.
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