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Global climate strikes by EYW youth in Bangladesh

In September, roughly four million protesters, many of them schoolchildren, took part in Global Climate Strikes in 150 countries. In Bangladesh, EYW youth were at the thick of events to…

Rapid response to Cyclone Fani by active youth

In May 2019, Cyclone Fani struck Bangladesh, killing 17 people and leaving a trail of devastation. EYW youth groups in Khulna and Barishal regions quickly mobilized to help communities prepare…

Ethiopia’s International Youth Day celebrations

This year, activities to celebrate International Youth Day in Ethiopia took a creative approach to inspire young people to become active changemakers – from entrepreneurs sharing their success stories, to…

International Youth Day in Pakistan

To celebrate International Youth Day, the EYW team in Pakistan organized a symposium on the theme ‘Decent Work for Youth.’ The goal was to create mass awareness so that young…

Indonesia marches for International Youth Day

In Indonesia, young people took to the streets to celebrate International Youth Day with a series of events that shone a light on youth unemployment, child marriage and negative stereotypes…

Celebrating International Youth Day in Bangladesh

International Youth Day 2019 was celebrated in Bangladesh this year with a series of street performances and dialogues to raise awareness of the issues young people face in the workplace.…

Mid-Term Evaluation

The Mid-Term Evaluation (MTE) was carried out for the Oxfam Empower Youth for Work (EYW) program during its third year of implementation. The main aim of the MTE was to…

Reflecting on our impact… in Ethiopia

EYW in Ethiopia recently published its midline report, with encouraging findings on the program’s impact to date. This gave the team and youth participants a valuable opportunity to reflect on…

Reflecting on our impact… in Bangladesh

The EYW midline report in Bangladesh shows some very promising results. Youth group members joined the team in Bangladesh to reflect on the learning – and discuss how best to…

Bangladesh year 3 overview

The third year of the project Empower Youth for Work in Bangladesh has focused on soft, technical, vocational and entrepreneurship training. Youth groups build their influencing skills and took part…

Pakistan year 3 overview

The third year of the project Empower Youth for Work in Pakistan has focused on soft and technical training like GALS, life skills, employment,  micro-business and farming. Two innovation hubs…

Ethiopia year 3 overview

The third year of the project Empower Youth for Work in Ethiopia has focused Business Development Services, providing youth groups with a Loan Guarantee Fund and on working on an…

Indonesia year 3 overview

The third year of the project Empower Youth for Work in Indonesia has focused on building agency and skills through soft skill training and ICT literacy training. Next to that…

Soft skills training in Indonesia

Soft skills training is one of development activities that already run regularly in several areas of Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia. The Soft skills trainings are a part of the project…

Bangladesh students join the global ‘climate strike’

On Friday 15 March, more than 300 young people in Barishal took part in a ‘climate strike’ which was supported by youth all over the world The global student demonstration…