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Issue Brief by Nicole GoldinNov 23, 2021
Generational dynamics of economic crisis and recovery: Prospects for younger and older persons
Issue Brief by Nicole Goldin
Economic shocks affect young and older age groups disproportionately and highlight the insecurity of the youth labor market and volatility of older people’s savings. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated youth labor market challenges and caused young people to either lose jobs or work fewer hours.
Report by Richard Cincotta and Stephen SmithNov 4, 2021
What future for the Western Sahel?
Report by Richard Cincotta and Stephen Smith
The Western Sahel is in a demographic impasse. To work their way out of this dilemma, Sahelian governments must shift a significant part of their development focus and funding to policies and programs aimed at preventing adolescent marriages and childbearing, promoting girls’ education, securing women’s participation in public- and private-sector workplaces, and achieving small, healthy, well-educated families.
UkraineAlert by Sonya RashkovanSep 1, 2021
Young Ukrainians must not remain hostages to the country’s totalitarian trauma
UkraineAlert by Sonya Rashkovan
Modern Ukraine remains haunted by the legacy of the country's deeply troubled history, but the emerging generation of young Ukrainians must move beyond this totalitarian trauma in order to build a better future, argues 16-year-old student activist Sonya Rashkovan.
New Atlanticist by Andrew R. MarshallAug 5, 2021
Here’s what we’re reading this summer
New Atlanticist by Andrew R. Marshall
Even in the depths of summer, our deeply thoughtful (and widely read) staff at the Atlantic Council keep their mental gears churning. Here are some summer reading suggestions from us for the beach, mountains, or backyard.
SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic CouncilAug 3, 2021
On the frontline: Protecting Afghanistan’s human rights defenders
SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council
Despite being on the receiving end of threats, harassment, intimidation, violence, and assassinations, Afghanistan's human rights defenders continue to fight for the rights of Afghans. Join the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center for a discussion with some of Afghanistan’s leading human rights defenders and experts to explore what lies ahead for the activists who put their lives on the line to fight violence, impunity, and militancy.
Event Recap by Areeba AtiqueJul 1, 2021
Event recap: A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance
Event Recap by Areeba Atique
On June 11, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation co-hosted author Mohsin Zaidi for a conversation on his new book, A Dutiful Boy: A memoir of a gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance, and the underlying issues it addresses relating to race, gender identity, social class, religious discrimination and more. […]
SouthAsiaSource by South Asia CenterJun 14, 2021
A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance
SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center
Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation on Tuesday June 22 at 11:00 AM US EST / 8:00 PM PKT to mark the release of the US edition of Zaidi’s book to discuss the issues faced by Zaidi as well as many younger immigrants and their families today. Also participating in the discussion will be Senior Foreign Affairs Reporter for the HuffPost, Akbar Shahid Ahmed, and Director of the Washington DC chapter of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) and Co-chair of the MPV Board of Trustees, Maliha Khan.