Legislation, policies needed to prevent and end culture of sexual harassment, violence Photo courtesy of ThinkStock. The United States over the past few weeks has been engaged in a national discussion stemming from accusations about sexual harassment and sexual assault against women. Based on reports, these acts involved egregious disregard of the human rights and dignity of women. The national outcry spoke to the fact that sexual abuse—in all forms—is an affront to all Americans, not just the victims.
The Youth Wellbeing Index returns, with a range of methodological changes — and cautious optimism Out from the wilderness and quietly released with little fanfare, the Youth Wellbeing Index YWIby the International Youth Foundation and Hilton, is back for its second edition.
Once again measuring the multidimensional aspects of youth wellbeing in 30 countries across the globe, the version of the YWI adds a crucial domain — gender equality! In this article, we look at the big methodological changes, their implications for measuring youth wellbeing and youth data globally — and what all this means for youth policy.
Officially tasked to misbehave: But taking the reins as the highest official on youth at the UN, has got off to a challenging start: We caught up with Jayathma on the sidelines of International Civil Society Week to talk about her, her role, and her ambitions for the years ahead. Why does the global youth sector fool itself with commitments it fails to live up to?
Taking stock of the achievements, more than three years later, is not a pretty sight. Despite the impressive backlog of unfulfilled commitments from the Global Forum, the Ecosoc Youth Forum concluded with a slapstick commitment session.
And we here at youthpolicy. What is the story behind this almost comical relationship of the youth sector to its own commitments? Key articles on youth issues The rights of adolescents: Significantly, the General Comment takes the strongest positions adopted so far by the UN in outlining how age-related legislation should be used, reformed and abolished in terms of governing the ability of adolescents to access services, make independent choices, and realise their rights.
This article captures discussions from the launch, provides context and makes our own recommendations. Youth Policy Working Paper 4: Minimum age definitions directly influence the realities of children, adolescents and young people: However, as this paper explores, there is a clear lack of uniformity — both in the debate amongst the child rights community and experienced by young people in reality.
This short blog post outlines some immediate reflections from the research process, notably the absence of regional platforms in Asia and South America, confusion over the legitimate youth organisation in Africa, a reduction in the number of global youth events, and the refocusing of youth organisations in a post Post world.
Youth Policy Working Paper 3: Emerging trends for children, young people, and participation The third working paper looks at recent trends in child and youth participation.
Crucially, youth participation often lacks real power; but when it does, young people can drive real policy, institutional and social change. Our resources on youth policy.The September/October issue previews state legislative elections and what voters will face on statewide ballot measures.
Also read about efforts to halt sexual harassment in . Legislation is available in different versions: Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial vetconnexx.coms we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation.
What research has anyone in the social work profession done to identify the etiology, any successful prevention or treatment modalities for this problem? Defining policy and procedure. A policy is a formal statement of a principle or rule that members of an organization must follow.
Each policy addresses an issue important to the organization's mission or operations. A procedure tells members of the organization how to carry out or implement a policy.
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