Podcast: In The Tank: Player One Has Escaped Poverty

Friday, March 1, 2013

Marking the release of Half the Sky: The Game, New America's Jamie Zimmerman and Greta Byrum discuss the potential for social cause gaming and mobile games to raise awareness and spur behavior change toward girls' and women's social and economic empowerment.

Child Finance Meeting Brings Voices From Around the World

Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Friday, February 22, 2013

"Discussion centered on combining education with access – how to reach children, who will teach them and which products will appeal to young consumers. CYFI’s charge, once they determine content and delivery methods, is to take the efforts to scale."

Youth and Their Health in Ghana

Lex Nowak, New America Foundation
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

"As for attitudes toward risky behaviors, Ghanaian youth are more sexually conservative and more knowledgeable about sexually-transmitted diseases than their western peers. This reflects different social norms and extensive school education about HIV/AIDS."

When Demographics Shift the Way We Think About Youth Finance

Tanaya Kilara, CGAP
Friday, February 15, 2013

"What strikes me most is that these demographic changes aren’t somewhere far away in the future. 2020 is less than seven years away and these shifts are happening fast."

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