Gender Equality

OYW Ambassador hosts 1st hackathon against human trafficking in US

IBM, Pasos Libres Foundation, UNODC, and the Stevens Institute of Technology conduct the first BlueHack Against Human Trafficking in the United States.

Luke Hart: Men Have A Responsibility To Speak Out Against Toxic Masculinity That Breeds Male Violence And Coercive Control

"My father's violence seemed to come out of nowhere. But we later understood that he killed my mother and sister as an ultimate act of control over all of our lives."

International Day of the Girl Child: the situation of girls in Liberia

Satta Sheriff, a One Young World Peace Ambassadors, writes about the situation of girls in Liberia for International Day of the Girl Child.

Sexual violence: a leading theme at #OYW2018

OYW is leveraging its global platform at the OYW 2018 Summit to address the root causes & solutions to this pandemic.

40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

The social impact movement spreading across Silicon Valley

Facing violent oppression, Afghan women fight back with the pen and the Internet

Led by OYW Ambassador Noorjahan Akbar, a group of women writers are determined not to allow the endemic violence in Afghanistan to be passed on to future generations.

The case for female-centric photography from the developing world

As women’s voices are being heard louder in the media, it’s important to ask the question: have we advocated and given a platform to all women?

 

The unfinished challenge: The right to quality education for girls and women

Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right. So why educating girls for the future is everyone's job?