09 August 2022

Youth Centre

Are you a young person who wants to bring positive change to your community? There are thousands of young people out there doing just that! Check out their inspiring stories, experiences and artwork below. We're always looking for your voices and your content. Keep an eye out on our online community and social media for call outs!     Did you know…, Hear from youth themselves, Blog, Artwork, Stigma on mental health illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan Stigma on mental health illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan, Stigma on mental health illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan, UNICEF South Asia/Wasfa Kamal Digital divide illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan Digital divide illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan, Digital divide illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan, UNICEF South Asia/Wasfa Kamal Artwork Artwork, "The start of war and the loss of peace". Young digital illustrator Mozhdah depicts a year in history for girls and women in Afghanistan, UNICEF/UN0683685/Paiman Youth artwork Youth artwork, “Unreasonable laws and deprived rights” Young digital illustrator Mozhdah depicts a year in history for girls and women in Afghanistan, UNICEF/UN0683689/Paiman Youth artwork Youth artwork, “Reimagine a Sri Lanka where every child completes school” by Tharindu nilanga, 24, Sri Lanka, UNICEF/South Asia “Reimagine a Sri Lanka where every parent can financially provide for their children's needs” by Randi Imalka “Reimagine a Sri Lanka where every parent can financially provide for their children's needs” by Randi Imalka, “Reimagine a Sri Lanka where every parent can financially provide for their children's needs” by Randi Imalka, 24, Sri Lanka, UNICEF South Asia/Randi Imalka “Saving the angels” by Nusrat Mim “Saving the angels” by Nusrat Mim, “Saving the angels” by Nusrat Mim, 24, Bangladesh, warning the violence against children, UNICEF Bangladesh/2023/Mim “Plant more trees” by Sutapa Prova Banik “Plant more trees” by Sutapa Prova Banik, “Plant more trees” by Sutapa Prova Banik, 13, Bangladesh, sharing her concern for the environment, UNICEF Bangladesh/2023/Banik “Believing in self can make anything possible” by Tenzin Kelzang “Believing in self can make anything possible” by Tenzin Kelzang, “Believing in self can make anything possible” by Tenzin Kelzang, 19, Bhutan , UNICEF South Asia/Tenzin Kelzang Youth artwork Youth artwork, Artwork by Fahudh Bin Abdul Baari, Maldives, UNICEF/UN0544581 “Shouldering the responsibility of future and grabbing the chance of betterment“ by Karma Yangdon “Shouldering the responsibility of future and grabbing the chance of betterment“ by Karma Yangdon, “Shouldering the responsibility of future and grabbing the chance of betterment“ by Karma Yangdon, 19, Bhutan, UNICEF South Asia/Karma Yangdon “Dedicated to all the COVID warriors in Rajasthan who were at the forefront during the fight against COVID” by Teena Verma “Dedicated to all the COVID warriors in Rajasthan who were at the forefront during the fight against COVID” by Teena Verma, “Dedicated to all the COVID warriors in Rajasthan who were at the forefront during the fight against COVID” by Teena Verma, 15, India, UNICEF South Asia/Teena Verma Youth artwork Youth artwork, “Taking action against climate change is everyone’s responsibility” by Paras Bajgain, Grade 9, Nepal, UNICEF/South Asia Stigma on mental health illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan Digital divide illustrated by Wasfa Kamal, Pakistan Artwork Youth artwork Youth artwork “Reimagine a Sri Lanka where every parent can financially provide for their children's needs” by Randi Imalka “Saving the angels” by Nusrat Mim “Plant more trees” by Sutapa Prova…, Content Creator Lab , UNICEF South Asia’s Youth Content Creator Lab brings young people together from across the region to develop their digital skills and supports them in raising their voices on the issues that matter most to them.    Meet our Youth Content Creators here!   UNICEF South Asia Mental health messages from youth content creators in their language. UNICEF…, Get inspired by youth stories, > Climate change > Mental health > Physical health > Education and skills development > Child safety and protection  , Climate change, UNICEF South Asia We asked some young climate advocates, "What if you had one superpower that could help fight the climate crisis or resolve it?" UNICEF South Asia Divya shares how the climate crisis is impacting the mountain communities in Nepal. Display caption Show Original Caption Display caption Show Original Caption, Mental health, UNICEF South Asia We caught up with youth advocate, Shitanshu in Nepal to talk about young people and all things mental health. UNICEF India Youth talks about what is on their mind. What's on your mind? Display caption Show Original Caption Display caption Show Original Caption, Physical health, Education and skills development, UNICEF South Asia Indian youth poet Deon Demamount said we must help every child keep hope alive. Hope is what becomes of a school with children. UNICEF South Asia Young people from across South Asia share their experiences with skills development in the journey from the world of education to work.  Display caption Show Original Caption Display…, Child safety and protection, UNICEF South Asia 17-year-old Tashi doesn’t want any child to face mental or physical harm in her school. She’s now empowering students to stand up and speak out for their right to protection. UNICEF South Asia Althaf is often pressured to earn income to support his family, but he refuses. Instead, he goes to school, because he knows education is…, Are you looking for advice?, Do you want to make your voice heard?, smiling girls ureport U-Report is a free online tool to communicate and share issues that matter to you. It allows young people from any community in South Asia to speak out and respond to polls. Once you join the U-Report community you are able to share with other young people and policymakers issues within your community. You can act as a…, Follow our social media channels, facebook twitter instagram tiktok youtube
18 May 2022

Multimedia gallery

Child Survival Learning crisis Mental Health Water and Climate Responding to humanitarian crisis COVID-19, Child Survival,   Meet Humaira, the team lead of the mobile health and nutrition team in Mohammadia village, Afghanistan. She visits the village once a week to provide children and women with essential health services that they would otherwise have to travel long distances for.     Krishanthi is 2 years old and is suffering from severe acute malnutrition. His…, Learning crisis,   When children couldn’t learn during school closures, this community in Bhutan came together to get every child back on track.       “Education is the most powerful way to change the world.” Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh have made it clear that they want greater opportunities to learn.     "Education is important. I want to be a doctor…, Mental Health,   Dealing with Identity: Children should be encouraged and allowed to be who they want to be. We cannot force them to be who we want them to be.     Dealing with anxiety: The signs of distress are often very clear in children. It’s just that we tend to either ignore them or suppress their feelings.     UNICEF has teamed up with a spoken word…, Water and Climate,   “Switch to an environment friendly lifestyle,” says Ridhima from Uttarakhand India.     “This very beach that I am standing on right now along with the rest of my country will probably not be here by the end of the century,” says Zeeba from Maldives.     “Children are our future.” Teacher Aysha Siddiqa from Pakistan believes that climate…, Responding to humanitarian crisis,    As mobile health teams reach the most isolated children and families, UNICEF Pakistan is doing all that they can to reach communities who need urgent support.     Hours after the news of the earthquake in June broke in, UNICEF Afghanistan’s aid trucks were on the road and mobile health and nutrition teams were on the ground in the affected…, COVID-19,   Over two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, do we still need to wear masks? 8-year-old Aryana’s on an adventure (to our offices!) to ask the experts a very important question.     As cases of Omicron Variant rise, here are tips to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.     While COVID-19 has disrupted progress and impacted children…