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By the numbers: Why do young people join extremist groups?

By John Pfeil, October 2, 2017

A new Mercy Corps report details why young people join violent extremist groups.

Sustainable Energy

A Light in the Dark for the Maasai People

By Taun Sterling, September 25, 2017

For a Maasai village in Northern Tanzania, electric lights cut through the twilight, lighting the way to a better future.

Social Enterprise

QUOTABLE: 2017 Hult Prize Winners: Islam and Entrepreneurship

By Ruhama Dimbore, September 22, 2017

This years Hult Prize winners are bringing Islam and entrepreneurship together in aiding refugees.

Youth Skills

A neglected city and its school worthy of pride

A portrait of success in a town still dealing with its apartheid past

Youth Skills

Advancing Poverty, Advancing Girls

By Danielle Klenak, October 14, 2016

Eti, a young girl in Bangladesh, wears a bright red printed dress. She stands next to a wash bucket, and behind her, laundry hangs to dry.

Eti should be in school, but instead she is a domestic worker--a child laborer, like so many young girls across the globe.


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