UNICEF Youth Advocate since 2018
“We are responsible for our future. I believe only the youth can make positive changes the world needs and expects. In order to continue to make this change, we need to protect children and ensure that every child is safe from violence.”
Influencer Raba Khan is famous for her YouTube channel, The Jhakanaka Project, which has cemented her reputation as a youth icon in Bangladesh. Through comic skits and satirical sketches, she challenges entrenched social issues and gender stereotypes in Bangladesh, helping to transform the way young people think about their lives and futures. Since being appointed UNICEF Youth Advocate Bangladesh in 2018, Raba has made a significant contribution to advocacy efforts on gender equality, online safety, mental health, sports, and other youth-centric issues. She is an inspirational figure for children, adolescents and the youth in Bangladesh, and a strong advocate for child rights.