On the Education of Girls in Afghanistan

A functioning education system is vital to democracy worldwide. Without an education system that reaches all parts of society and ultimately the world, democracy is just an empty promise. In Afghanistan where I have been born and educated, I have experienced that, a robust and accessible Afghan education system was and is hampered by a … Read more

My Experience in Advocacy for Disability Inclusion

Advocacy is thrilling, satisfying and greatly empowering, especially for me as a person with a disability. However, it can also be draining and frustrating at times. We, as a disability community are not only politically under-represented but also under-developed and under-powered as well. I see four main challenges, so far: 1) People see us as … Read more

How Youth is Driving Change Locally and Globally

There is no doubt that we need change. We, as youth, feel compelled to fight for our waning future. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and after COP26 you can only conclude it will get more desperate. This is where I believe local and global movements have the ability to create change. As an active … Read more

Financial Inclusion – A Key Enabler

Financial Inclusion is a Key Enabler to Reducing Unemployment, Poverty and Enhancing Prosperity Living in a world that is faced with so many, divers and pressing issues, it becomes a challenge for any leader to identify one issues as the most important one. With recently emerging issues such as civil war in Ethiopia which has … Read more

young people sitting together in a park, laughing and discussing

Younger Generations – The Seeds to a Fruitful Future

Decision makers and leaders of today have a great responsibility in making the right choices and leading a group of people or a whole population towards the better. These decision makers are expected to make rational decisions that represent their society’s values and beliefs, to bring about greater development and change to their community. Sometimes … Read more

Juan O'Gorman's mural Historical Representation of Culture

Social Innovations in Mexico

What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you think about Mexico? If the answer is tequila, mariachis and fiesta, this article has arrived just in time to give you another perspective on this country. There is another side of Mexico that is worth getting to know and explore. And that … Read more

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