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“Young People Have the Capacity To Do Important And Meaningful Things”

19 January, 2021

Alumni Series #1: Jonty Katz

Meet Jonty Katz, a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Sydney office and former UN Youth National President. UN Youth Australia has shaped a large part of both Jonty’s personal and professional life.

From being encouraged by his debating coach to attend a NSW Evatt Round in Year 10, to being appointed as National President in 2017, Jonty is now part of our extensive alumni network and has taken the time to share his experiences with us!Read more ›

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The power of Gender Equality and how it can empower Women and humanity

11 October, 2020

Gender Equality is the 5th United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to transform our world and a fundamental Human Right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Getting to equal: in Australia.

While women make up 50.7% of the Australian population, the truth is that women continue to face inequality: The national gender “pay gap” is 15.3% and it has remained between 15% and 19% for the past two decades; these differences mean women often receive less in wages and remuneration than men.… Read more ›

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Queer Relationship Allys

24 June, 2020

By Sophie Bruce

So you’re friends with someone in a queer relationship…

I am very privileged as a queer person to say that I grew up around allies, and throughout my life have continued to be surrounded by allies. Sometimes as queer people we avoid the uncomfortable conversation with our straight friends, that there is a good and a bad way to be an ally.… Read more ›

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