Y-Empower Summary

The Y-Empower model is an evidence-based practice that transforms youth, both boys and girls, into active and empowered citizens of their communities and society.The results of the Y-Empower model demonstrate that building the capacity of local youth for civic activism also transforms adults?perception of them further empowering youth and transforming adult-youth relations into trustworthy and reliable partnerships. This report represents a summary of the key issues and evidence that was generated as part of the development of the Y-Empower model which contains the evidence-based practices by World Vision and its partners in the Middle East, Eastern Europe region (MEER) that successfully contribute to changes in the well-being of children.