Our Youth Advisory Council is an empowering collective of young individuals from all over the world. They are here to speak on behalf of all their peers and we make sure we listen. Together we strive towards a better future for children and youth.

Mapping Child and Youth Participation Practices in Child Helplines

In January of this year, the #Youth kicked off their research project.

OPINION: “We are given the immense honour and power of being the next generation of leaders”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “Mental health always comes last on the list of priorities”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “…that is one child more who is robbed of their childhood and all sense of rights”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “I don’t believe that numbers suggest that boys have less mental health issues than girls”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “When children are in detention, they are particularly vulnerable to psychological distress”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “Girls were more than twice as likely than boys to contact helplines about mental health concerns”

This opinion piece is part of a series written by our #Youth members, for our Voices of Children & Young People Around the World report.

OPINION: “It is ok not to be ok, but it is always better if you speak it out”

For our most recent global child helpline data report, Voices of Children & Young People Around the World, we asked our #Youth to share their opinion on what stood out to them while reading the data.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Children and Young People in Malaysia

The Covid-19 global pandemic has drastically affected the lives of many globally, children and youth included.