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    #LeadYoung - Three Kolkata teenagers shows what it takes to grow up solving social problems in today’s world

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    In a world where social problems are on the rise, a growing number of young people are leading the solutions.

    #LeadYoung - Growing up in a world of change: two girls in Bangalore fighting water waste

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    Two girls in Bangalore saw the problem of waste around them.

    Sharon Danks inspires and enables communities to enrich their school grounds and use them to improve children’s well-being, learning and play while contributing to the ecological health and resilience of their cities.

    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa

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    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

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    #LeadYoung - Sarah Toumi: Leading change in rural areas of Tunisia since the age of 11

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    Starting your journey as a changemaker in your teams sticks with you for a lifetime. Climate change mitigator and Ashoka Fellow Sarah Toumi’s story of starting her changemaking journey at 11 shows this link: that in a world of rapid change where following the rules is no longer enough, success means being a changemaker and the earlier you start the better.

    #LeadYoung - Temple Grandin: “The thing about changing something is that it’s long, hard, sustained work.”

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    Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, has revolutionized the livestock industry. By putting herself in the place of the cattle, she developed a series of equipment designs and a simple rating system to help the industry adopt new practices that reduce animals’ stress and injuries to both animals and workers.

    In a society where discussing about religion in the formal and unformal education systems is taboo, Marine is opening new public conversations with teachers in schools and other professionals engaged in education. She empowers them to approach this topic peacefully and demonstrates why knowing and understanding religions is a necessity for everyone to grow as an effective citizen.

    Saving gorillas by saving people: how Gladys Kalema transformed her teenage passion for animals into a radical social innovation

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    As a new graduate from veterinary school, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka invented her first job. She wrote to the Ugandan Wildlife Authority, laying out her research explaining just how critical it was to create a role for a veterinarian within the organization.