Aisha, a young woman from Nigeria, finds computer tasks like creating an excel spreadsheet or sending an email to be difficult. She is one among the 64 million young population
The little girl in frilly white socks speaks confidently into the microphone as her classmates stand behind her on stage.
For more than 20 years, GCERF Grant Finance Specialist Julien Montoux, has worked to redress the inequality he first witnessed up close in Guatemala. What struck the French social sciences student
A.T.* is a clinical psychologist who counsels families returning to Albania from conflict zones, particularly from refugee camps in northeast Syria.
Zara*, a 31-year-old mother of five seems happy to meet. She says she used to be shy and uncomfortable around new people, but now that has changed. For the past
Mama Mwaka* is a 50-year old resident of Likoni, Kenya. Identified as a victim of extremism after the 2014 attack on Likoni church by Al-Shabaab, she participated in the Safe
Of new beginnings: Scaling economic opportunities for women through the Carol Bellamy WEAVE Fellowship
Haïfa and Abir dropped out of school at a young age due to social and financial difficulties. Like other women in their neighbourhoods, they did not have much to do.
Seeing Ousmane Koné dance, controlling his movements with the grace of a bird, there’s little to hint at the hardship the 29 year-old has overcome. Now, a professional dancer training
To follow Milwida Guevara’s career, through primary school teaching, federal politics in the Philippines and as an economist for the UN, is to inch ever closer the people she set
Tersoo, an only child who lost his father at age of 3, is from Adikpo in Kwande Local Government in Nigeria. As a teenager, Tersoo found himself in an environment driven
Like many of her peers, Mira’s dreams for a better future became clouded by the poverty of her circumstances growing up. Around her, she saw malnutrition, abandoned houses and unfinished
Like many of their peers, young Tunisians are fond of social media and YouTube. However, surfing the internet can turn out to be a perilous activity when you do not
When reporting a crime, few would expect to be put behind bars themselves. But this was how many young people in Kenya’s Kamukunji sub-county felt when the relationship between police and
Even during the pandemic, Arizul,* 18, and his friends Khairul,* Sohel* and Razu* regularly attended the local mosque in Khulna City Corporation, Bangladesh, to pray. The devout young man felt inspired
When the woman woke up, she was in an unfamiliar setting, deep in the forest. The last recollection she had was accepting a soft drink. This is a story that
GCERF recognised quickly that the spread of COVID-19 threatened to erode hard-worn gains made against the drivers of radicalisation. Young people were spending more time online, heightening their susceptibility to
Journalist Adelina Ahmeti, 24, sees it as a social responsibility to report fairly on violent extremism. The reporter for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network was awarded an annual award for
“Close your eyes for a second,” says Moctar Kané, the 28-year-old GCERF Country Manager for Mali, Sahel and Somalia. “Imagine sitting in a community in Mali, you hear birds singing,
Khuzaimah Mangatem, 28, from the Philippines’ south, has made a life of putting people on the map. She knows from experience how it feels to be unrepresented. As a young