Voices of Youth from Asia-Pacific | 2017

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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.

Police Lt. Col. Naphatmongkon Lueangkunlawat , Thailand

10 July 2017

Naphatmongkon, a policeman who is working at the Thailand Internet Crimes Against Children (TICAC) to protect children’s rights in Thailand. Read more on his blog

Ilham Hayeeyama, Thailand

4 July 2017

Ilham, a young activist who was born, raised and lives Southern Thailand. She is now trying to build and strengthen relationship among people in the areas to create a peaceful community. Read more on her blog

Younghwa Choi, Korea

31 March 2017

Young, a volunteer for Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), who has been working on Ending Violence against Women and Girls. Read more on her blog

Wangchuk Dema, Bhutan

08 March 2017

Wangchuk, a young Bhutanese who serves the Youth Peer Education Network International for Bhutan (Y-PEER Network) Read more on her blog

Fasiha Farrukh, Pakistan

08 March 2017

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