Voices of Youth from Asia-Pacific | 2016

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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.

Aminath Izdhiha Rushdy, Maldives

09 October 2016

Aminath, a young woman of the world by nature, a photographer and a writer by passion. Read more on her blog

Fatin Aqilah Binti Ishak, Malaysia

09 October 2016

Fatin wishes to help saving many lives as possible through any way she can. Read more on her blog

Tham Jing En, Malaysia

09 October 2016

Jing En, a young Malaysian girl scout who want to advocate for ending violence against women and girls. Read more on her blog

Ankita Saigal, Malaysia

07 October 2016

Ankita, a young Malaysian girl who wants to express her voice to Ending Violence against Women and Girls. Read more on her blog

Kritsakorn Masee, Thailand

07 October 2016

Kritsakorn, a young lawer who is now helping UN Women Regional Office advocating for Ending Violence Against Women and shifting Thai society toward Gender Equality. Read more on his blog

Bitna Chu, Korea

28 November 2016

Bitna Chu is a Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) volunteer, and working in World Vision Mongolia. Read more on her blog

Adhigama Andre Budiman, Indonesia

23 November 2016

Adhigama, a HeForShe or DiaUntukDia supporter and human rights activist. Read more on his blog

Takudzwa Madzingira, Zimbabwe

22 November 2016

Takudzwa, a sustainable urban development planner from UN-HABITAT who aims to raise awareness on gender issues in this sector Read more on her blog

Smita Magar, Nepal

21 November 2016

Smita, a professionally trained journalist who recently declared herself a feminist Read more on her blog

Sotheary You, Cambodia

21 November 2016

Sotheary, a graduate student who has been involved in Social Development work since she was an undergraduate student Read more on her blog

Nyamat Bindra, India

21 November 2016

Nyamat who has a decade of experiences in development from handling events, project implementation, and advocacy, preparing training modules, strategy planning, monitoring and evaluation of health projects. Read more on her blog

Eliza Moloney, Australia

21 November 2016

Eliza Moloney is a graduate student from The University of Queensland, Australia, School of Political Science and International Studies. Read more on her blog

Nikita Blanes, France

1 August 2016

Nikita, a SciencesPo graduate with a B.A. from McGill University. For years that she has been working towards gender equality in different regions of the world. Read more on her blog

Diana Rahim, Singapore

2 May 2016

Diana, a singaporean volunteer from Gender Equality is Our Culture (GEC), a group that promotes gender equitable expressions of culture. She is primarily interested in the intersections of gender, religion and class. Read more on her blog

Soumya J, India

5 April 2016

Soumya J, a rural woman from southern India who uses Internet and mobile phone networking to disseminate information to demand their rights and entitlements from local government. Read more on her blog