What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

UN WOMEN, Statement: Zero tolerance for abuse or harassment in women’s sports

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UN Women joins all those asserting zero tolerance for any form of abuse or harassment, at anytime, anywhere in women’s sports.

APHR Co-Chair Charles Santiago on Myanmar junta's expulsion of Timor-Leste diplomat

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Please find below quotes from APHR Co-Chair and former Malaysian member of parliament Charles Santiago, responding to the expulsion of Timor-Leste’s top diplomat by the Myanmar military junta:

Boao Forum for Asia in Perth 2023

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The influential Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) conference begins today in Perth, with a focus on clean energy and sustainable development.

Nobel Peace Conference 2023: HUMAN RIGHTS HEROES

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The Nobel Peace Conference 2023 celebrates the achievements made by human rights defenders, identifies the risks they are facing and calls for action to support their work.

THE WB: Catalyzing Private Investments and Climate Finance to Turn Energy Transition Ambitions to Reality

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World Bank’s Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) for 2021-2025 aims to integrate climate and development to maximize the climate impact of its projects. The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program’s (ESMAP) Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI) uses climate finance for mitigation activities that reduce emissions and increase climate resilience in the energy sector.

Announcing the GCE Youth and Student’s Leadership Project

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The Global Campaign for Education, GCE is excited to announce the rollout of a two-year youth and students’ advocacy project titled Youth Leadership for Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, starting from July 2023 to June 2025.

Leading on digital transformation at UNV

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21 August 2023 Frederic Le Maistre, Chief, Information and Communication Technology Section

The BRIDGESPAN GROUP: Pathways to Greater Social Mobility for India's Dalit and Adivasi Communities

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Abundant evidence shows that India's Dalit and Adivasi communities remain at the bottom of a “broken ladder” for upward economic and social mobility. Funders and NGOs have an opportunity to work together to bring more rungs of the mobility ladder within reach for these historically marginalised groups.

Inclusive Facilitation for Social Change from FSG

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Colleagues from across FSG, including from Collective Impact Forum and Talent Rewire, share their facilitation tips and recommendations in a new article, "Inclusive Facilitation for Social Change."

APHR Chairperson Mercy Barends on Malaysia's decision on SOSMA, and continuing threats to freedom of expression

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Please find below quotes from APHR’s Chairperson and Indonesian Member of Parliament, Mercy Chriesty Barends, responding on the Statement of Malaysia’s Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law and Institutional Reform)’s SOSMA will not be repealed, and the increasing threats to freedom of expression:

Unleashing Equality: When sport becomes a tool for women’s development in India

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As we celebrate Women’s Equality Day this year, let us look at how sport is playing an influential role in promoting gender equality within the Indian landscape.

ASHOKA: Everyone vs. Corruption: The Power of Network Effects. Tune in Sept. 6!

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How can social change networks tap into the phenomenon of network effects? Join us on Sept. 6 to hear from Ashoka Fellow Paul Radu, co-founder of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a global collaborative of investigative journalists, advocates, lawyers, programmers, civic hackers and others working to hold power to account.

Digital democracy: How do we assure that the online 'revolution' is mostly promise, not peril?

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People Powered recently launched a new accelerator program focused on “digital democracy,” funded by the Open Society Foundations. Via the accelerator, 12 applicants from Europe will be selected to get expert mentorship as they develop an action plan for engaging citizens in developing more just and equitable digital policies, then receive a grant of $15,000 to implement the blueprints.

“Hate speech can be found on TikTok at any time. But its frequency spikes in elections”

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Reuters Institute: Researcher Nuurrianti Jalli shares what she’s learnt after studying the platform’s impact in Malaysia and Indonesia’s public discourse

How SLAPPs increasingly threaten democracy in Europe – new CASE report

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23rd August 2023. As SLAPPs continue to mushroom across Europe, it’s time for abusive litigation and legal threats targeting journalists and activists – who expose and report on abuses of power – to be recognised as one the most pressing challenges for the universal right to speak and right to know.

Volunteering Australia: Wear It Purple Day

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Wear It Purple Day is an annual event that aims to create safe and supportive environments for young individuals.

Commemorating 5 years since Kofi Annan’s passing – How his legacy lives on

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5 years ago, on August 18, 2018, Kofi Annan passed away, and the world lost a leader, an icon of peace and diplomacy. His legacy lives on through his Foundation, working towards a peaceful world that is equitable and stable.

IDS: Domestic workers in India are demanding justice

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Published on 16 August 2023 Domestic workers in Delhi NCR are demanding that they receive fair and dignified treatment, and the recognition of their rights. As part of this, they are including appropriate wages, a day’s leave in a week, fixed hours of work in a day and the assurance of provident fund, pension, and workers’ social security.

The Power of Multisectoral Approaches for Human Capital Development (18-19 Sept, 2023)

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Bringing together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers, we will showcase what we have learned to advance economic mobility in North America, based on a decade of work supporting rigorous randomized evaluations and advancing evidence-based policymaking.