Voices of Youth from Asia-Pacific | 2019

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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.

Mayumi Sato

Mayumi Sato, Japan

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Mayumi is originally from Japan but grew up in various places around the world. She is a Research Associate at the Center for People and Forests, based in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more on her blog

Shane Bhatla. Photo: Courtesy of Webster University

Shane Bhatla, India and Thailand

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A Transgender Programme Manager and Operations Manager at OUT BKK, a community-led movement for LGBT rights, social acceptance and inclusiveness. Read more on his blog

Net Supatravanij

Net Supatravanij, Thailand

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thai-born Net founded a corporate social responsibility initiative for her company after realizing there was a soft spot where passion and profession can meet. Read more on her blog

Photo: Courtesy of Maria Shahid

Maria Shahid, Pakistan

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Maria, a Pakistani Facebook campaign writer who highlights the voices of Asian womens... Read more on her blog