Youth’s Voice from Asia-Pacific

At least 750 million of young persons live in Asia and the Pacific. Their active involvement, participation and voice is essential to achieve gender equality. UN Women’s Youth’s Voice is an open space for young people in the region to express themselves and contribute with their ideas and enthusiasm to build a fairer and more equitable world for all.

Afroza Sultana Bristy, Bangladesh

13 Nov 2015

Bristy, is a 24-year-old English Literature student at Rajshahi Univeristy in Bangladesh. Read more on her blog

Yen Thu Nguyen, Viet Nam

2 Nov 2015

Yen is a 14 year-old feminist, a Vietnamese volunteer and a HeForShe supporter living in Hanoi. Read more on her blog

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Adarsh Thakur, India

13 April 2015

Adarsh is a HeForShe supporter and a dynamic online activist advocating for gender equality in India and beyond. Read more on his blog

Betty Barkha, Fiji

10 December 2014

Betty, from Fiji, is part of the Asia Pacific Forum for Women, Law and Development. Read more on her blog

Christina Ora, Solomon Islands

15 February 2015

Christina is an active member of the Honiara Youth Council in Solomon Islands. Read more on her blog

Fasiha Farrukh, Pakistan

16 June 2015

Fasiha is a young Pakistani blogger at The Inflectionist and a regular contributor to the EmpowerWomen.org site. Read more on her blog

Juana Jaafar, Malaysia

5 December 2014

Juana is a Malaysian advocate who obtained the “Her World Young Achiever Award 2012” for her work empowering young people. Read more on her blog

Liyana Dizzy, Malaysia

25 November 2014

Liyana is a feminist and SOGIE ally from the Malaysian's Young Women Making Change group. Read more on her blog

Ngoc Anh, Viet Nam

28 November 2014

Ngoc is a Vietnamese youth advocate who participated in the Asia-Pacific Beijing+20 Asia Pacific Conference. Read more on her blog

Senel Wanniarachchi, Sri Lanka

29 July 2015

Senel is a journalist and women’s rights activist from Sri Lanka. Read more on his blog

Syar S. Alia, Malaysia

30 November 2014

Syar, from Malaysia, is a member of the "Young Women Leaders Programme". Read more on her blog

Thanakarn Vongvisitsin (Bella), Thailand

5 March 2015

Bella is an academician and researcher from Thailand. Read more on her blog

Varun Jhaveri, India

30 September 2015

Varun, from India, is a Global Youth Advocate for “The World We Want” campaign. Read more on his blog

Yane Domingas, Timor-Leste

15 December 2014

Yane is a member of Timor-Leste's National Youth Parliament. Read more on her blog