All stories about youth
Q&A: Neal Keny-Guyer, Mercy Corps CEO, on building a more just world in 2018
The global order is changing, and 2018 represents a critical juncture. How can we address conflict, climate change, and other issues that are affecting families around the world? Read on to learn more in this Q&A with Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer.
Lebanon, Syria: How Mohammad found a future after a childhood of violence
12-year-old Mohammad leads a different life now that he's a refugee living in Lebanon. After his family fled Syria, he had to get a job to help support them. Find out how a community center helps him cope.
Jordan, Syria: Omar's vision: How war is shaping the next champions for peace
Omar Al-Tal, a Youth Program Leader in Jordan, believes in the incredible potential of young people today. Hear him talk about the opportunities and challenges they face as they approach the next phase of their lives.
Kenya: How Kenya's future leaders found their voice
In the aftermath of a violence uprising, we connected young Kenyans to jobs and mentorship, and empowered them to get involved in their communities. Now, they have the skills to build the future they want.
Greece: Hear the voices of Greece's refugee youth in new report
Over 18,000 of the migrants and refugees stranded in Greece are young people between the ages of 15 and 24. They demonstrate immense potential for positive change, but their needs are often overlooked. Our report highlights their hopes and concerns.
Expanding psychosocial support for conflict-hit youth builds pathways in Middle East
The Positive Pathways conference in Jordan focused on the risks and opportunities facing children and youth of the Middle East and presented a number of innovative ways humanitarian workers can support their emotional well-being.
Mali: Why are Mali’s youth taking up arms?
Our new report on Mali reveals that efforts to discourage youth from turning to violence must engage entire communities, and go beyond just focusing on young people themselves.