Youth Resources

A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Youth for NGOs and development professionals.

USAID’s Free Toolkit on Youth and Conflict

This toolkit is part of a series that explores how development assistance can address key risk factors associated with conflict. One area that is receiving increasing attention is the relationship between young people and violence. Recent studies have found a significant correlation between large youth cohorts and political instability and violence. A large pool of… [Read More]

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A Free Handbook on Planning Children and Youth’s Protection Through the Area Strategic Planning Process

The ‘Handbook on Planning Children and Youth’s Protection Through the Area Strategic Planning Process’ integrates theory with practice through three learning module sections designed to help ChildFund staff strengthen their programs using methods that promote child and youth protection. The primary focus is on the Area Strategic Planning process, but the core content should also… [Read More]

A Free Handbook on Child-led Organisation and Advocacy on Child Labour: From Child Labour to Children in Charge

“From child labour to children in charge” is a handbook that provides theoretical and practical knowledge on child-led organisations and advocacy on child labour and is based on five years of field experience in Bangladesh. The document is published by Save the Children Sweden-Denmark in Bangladesh in close collaboration with INCIDIN Bangladesh, SEEP, BITA, Nari… [Read More]

Take Care: A Free Toolkit provided by Save the Children

Save the Children ran the Take Care project with primary school aged children. Across the European project, partners also worked with teenagers, youth groups and children with disabilities. This toolkit is based on the work done by Save the Children UK. Take Care is designed to be used as a framework that can be adapted… [Read More]

A Free Handbook on Integration for Policy-Makers and Practitioners

The Handbook on Integration contains ‘lessons learned’ and good practices drawn from the experience of policy-makers and practitioners across Europe. By collecting and presenting concrete examples from different areas of immigrant integration, the Handbook feeds into a larger policy process in the field of integration in the European Union (EU), notably the development of the… [Read More]

A Free Religious Leaders’ Handbook on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This handbook is a tool for religious leaders to understand and address sexual and reproductive health and rights issues among children and adolescents aged 5-18 and youth aged 19-24 years. The main aim of developing the handbook is to assist religious leaders and parents to provide effective sexual and reproductive health guidance to children and… [Read More]

A Free Action Guide on the Prevention of Gender-Based Violence Among Youth: Breaking the Cycle

This manual is a guide for trainers in youth clubs, associations, centers, schools, or any other structure working with and for youth and youth development. The curriculum can be implemented as a whole or some activities can be selected and adjusted depending on the needs of each training program. It is planned based on different… [Read More]

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A Free Workbook for Young Men on Violence and Masculinities

This workbook has been designed so that young men like you are able to relate to the issue of violence and reflect on this widespread problem. This resource is part of a series of toolkits and educational material developed by Breakthrough on social issues of human rights, gender, sexuality and violence against women, through which… [Read More]