“Impact Hiring: How Data Will Transform Youth Employment” via Rockefeller Foundation

via Youth Economic Opportunities   Youth unemployment in the United States is an intractable problem, especially for the vulnerable segment of “opportunity youth”: young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor work. Existing programs to address this challenge are expensive and difficult to scale, underscoring the need for

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Giving women choices: Family planning options increase in rural Ethiopia via UNFPA

“My heart is with him,” said Netsanet*, speaking of her husband, who has moved away to a distant town, leaving her and their son behind in a rural village in northern Ethiopia. She stayed in their home for a while, hoping he might change his mind and return. When that did not happen, she moved to

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UN Capital Development Fund offers strategies/tips to increase youth financial inclusion

From UNCDF   The new paper ‘Recommended Practices and Lessons Learned in Providing Financial and Non-financial Services to Youth’ distills best practices of implementation and management of youth financial and non-financial services generated over the four-year programme and executed with 10 different FSPs throughout sub-Saharan Africa. This brief, which provides a high-level summary of the

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