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Midline report Pakistan

Insights in the impact on the socio-economic situation of youth participating in the Empower Youth for Work programme The midline findings suggest that the participants through trainings have improved and…

Preparing youth for the Future of Work – Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, as elsewhere, Covid-19 has accelerated the automation of traditional industrial practices using modern smart technology, heralding an age known as the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. However, if the nation…

Midline report Indonesia

First insights in the impact on the socio-economic situation of youth participating in the Empowerment Youth for Work program[pdf-embedder This report consists of findings from a telephone survey of young…

Game of Change

Game of Chang is a gamified tool developed by Empower Youth for Work (EYW), aiming to support and facilitate youth-led influencing work. EYW is a 5- year project working on…

Future of work online workshop

On 15th December 2020 young people, entrepreneurs, development practitioners and policy makers from different parts of the world joined Oxfam Novib's Youth Team in the interactive online workshop on the…

Community Based Tourism exchange with Philippines

The return visit, where the Filipino initiatives would visit the Indonesian pilots, was initially scheduled for 2020, during the global pandemic COVID-19. The E-Motive team had to get creative and…

16 Days of Activism in Bangladesh

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic – in Bangladesh and around the world – emerging evidence has shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic…

ENOUGH! 16 Days of Activism in Indonesia

On 22 November 2020, the 16 Days of Activism in Indonesia kicked off with an online panel discussion on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on women and girls –…

16 Days of Activism in Pakistan

Throughout the 16 Days, Oxfam in Pakistan reached a huge audience nationwide through a mass awareness campaign on the gendered impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Several celebrities, including Momina Musthesan,…

Fashioning a better future for HOODO coorperative – Ethiopia

Despite the many odds stacked against them, a group of young women in Ethiopia have set up a successful garment business and earned an income for the first time in…

Bilan cooperative has the strength to start over – Ethiopia

When the Bilan cooperative lost its profits overnight due to one bad decision, it would have been easy for the group members to just give up. Instead, they put all…

Our country, our future: the Bangladesh National Youth Council

Empower Youth for Work is working to establish form National Youth Council to ensure that young women and men from all parts of society are involved in shaping their country’s…

From ordinary to extraordinary; how three young people from Pakistan achieve their goals

Meet three young people from Pakistan, Shahbaz, Aleena and Mukhtiar, who are overcoming many different barriers to achieve their goals.   Shahba   Shahbaz Chandio lives in a village in Pakistan’s…

A ray of hope for Ismail in Bangladesh

While the healing powers of herbal medicines are increasingly well known, they remain largely undiscovered in rural Bangladesh. Ismail Hossain is determined to change this with his new business venture.…

Shahajada from Bangladesh is supporting the green revolution

Shahajada Khan seemed to have few options after leaving school, yet today this green-fingered young man owns and manages a successful climate-friendly nursery. Shahajada lives with his parents in Ranipukur…