Young people lead positive change in their communities and around the world. Women Deliver helps make this happen. Women Deliver is shifting the global landscape in favor of meaningful youth engagement, elevating young people to effectively advocate for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women—with an emphasis on sexual and reproductive health and rights—to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAM
The award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program trains, elevates, and empowers youth advocates to assure young people have a say in the policies and programs that affect their lives.
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ADVOCACY IN ACTION TRACKER
The Young Leaders Advocacy in Action tracker displays the efforts that Women Deliver Young Leaders are making across issues, at local, national, and global levels. Women Deliver has elevated young people’s advocacy efforts and voices across 155 high-level speaking engagements, 10 appointments to influential commissions and boards, 179 media appearances, and 335 meetings with decision-makers.
SETTING THE AGENDA
When young people are involved from start to finish in the decision-making processes that affect their lives, programs and policies can reflect their needs. Women Deliver shapes the global conversation on youth engagement and helps increase the visibility of the Young Leaders by identifying national and global platforms for them to contribute equally to the conversation and share their expertise and experiences.
To increase their influence, young people want access to trainings and tools that give them equal footing in advocacy and decision-making spaces. Women Deliver provides technical training and skill development through its youth-friendly publications, promotion of the latest evidence, and its Digital University – which has trained 400 youth advocates to date, with plans to train another 300 in 2018.
SUPPORTING YOUTH ADVOCACY
Young people’s expertise and insights give them a unique ability to lead change and transform their communities and countries for the better. Through an innovative combination of small grants and responsive technical support, Women Deliver’s funding model provides young people the resources and opportunities they need to advance the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls, women, and young people in their communities, countries, and across the globe.