Voices of Youth from Asia-Pacific
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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.
Isha, a psychology graduate who lives in Pune. She is passionate about feminism and gender equality. She is planning to pursue a master’s degree in counseling psychology and then work to promote gender equality.Read more on her blog
Selanika, the founder of Curry Products, which makes packaged foods in Bandarawela village. Read more on her blog
Jenny, a Year 10 student at YK Pao School in Shanghai. She believes that writing is the best way to motivate and affect people, so looks forward of becoming a professional author. Read more on her blog
Anandita, 25, a lawyer, temporarily based in Bhopal who took part in a campaign organized by the diversified conglomerate ITC Vivel to educate youths about their right to equality. Read more on her blog
Rima, 19, a Bangladeshi activist living in Cox’s Bazar, which hosts Rohingya in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements. Read more on her blog
Dia Yonzon, 25, a UNV in Nepal who is advocating LGBTI rights toward Gender Equality. Read more on her/their blog
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Soundarya, 20, lives in Venmankondan village, Ariyalur district, of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. Read more on her blog