1.2 Billion Reasons Why Countries Must Empower Young People to Plan the Future

July 10, 2017 A tidal wave of youth is fast approaching the shores of adult society. It’s time to ensure they are part of the global conversation. This piece originally appeared on HuffPost: When I was growing up in Senegal, it was a very strict environment for the young. We were told when to speak and when not to speak, and if we tried to mingle with the adults while they were talking, we were likely to be shooed away.

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1.2 Billion Reasons Why Countries Must Empower Young People to Plan the Future