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2017 marks 50 years of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine, and 10 years of Israel’s land, sea and air blockade of Gaza.  On this grim milestone, we asked young people in Gaza to tell us...
Mohammad Essa has now become a role model in Dawlatabad and has pushed forward his business in the north-west Afghanistan. His family leads a decent life and his children go to school as he wants to...
Esraa, 21, was born in Zarqa. But when you ask her where she is from, the answer is different. "I am from Nablus in Palestine," she says.Esraa is a Palestinian refugee, living in the city of Zarqa,...
ActionAid ARI supported an initiative by Tashbeek for Sustainable Development & Media, a local Jordanian NGO, in hosting a recreational camp that lasted a week in Zarqa, Jordan. The Winter Camp,...
Leaders of Tomorrow are a youth-led, independent non-profit organization, which had been active since 2007 in Jordan and the region. Their mission is clearly dictated in their name and work, to build...
In January 2015, West and East Centre for Human Development (WE Centre) hosted  the closing event of the Young Muses of Change project, which was funded by ActionAid Arab Regional Initiative (...
Samiuddin Ahmed & Sesheeni Joud SelvaratnamDr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), first introduced the proposal for a youth standalone goal at...
Such was the case on 24 February, when Activista members from all over Bangladesh gathered at Gonoshastha Kendra, Savar, to attend the first Youth Convention hosted by ActionAid. Since it was my...