Beijing+25 Asia-Pacific Youth Blog
By: Sveto Muhammad Ishoq
If more Afghan women and girls were allowed by their husbands, fathers or brothers to go to school, they would not suffer in this cruel way. The media should enthusiastically help make our country a place better for women. The world wants to know the reality of women’s lives in different places. Read more
By: Mayumi Sato
When I read the Beijing Declaration, I was inspired and reassured to know that people worldwide are building solidarity to fight for a just and gender-equal world. I am committed to try to destigmatize conversations around women’s rights in my country. Read more
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By: Maria Shahid
Move away from stereotypes like “Boys will be boys” and “Girls are weak.” Encourage girls and boys to pursue their education and careers based on their interests, intellects and passions, not based on their physical attributes. Read more
By: Chitsanupong Nithiwana
TV comedy shows often make fun of different sexual orientations and identities. A transgender woman who has not undergone a sex reassignment operation is called “a woman with a snake between her legs”. Read more
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