Youth voices matter
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? There are over 350 million young people like you living in South Asia. Imagine what the region could look like if every young person was supported and empowered to fulfil their potential! UNICEF South Asia is here close with you to partner on priority issues that matter to you.
Get inspired by youth stories
What is one thing you would like to change in your country to help restore our planet? 8 young people from South Asia answer.
Young people from across the world speak out about strong recommendations for climate action. What would you recommend for your country?
Education and skill development
Indian youth poet Deon Demamount said we must help every child keep hope alive. Hope is what becomes of a school with children.
Young people from across South Asia share their experiences with skills development in the journey from the world of education to work.
Youth talks about what is on their mind. What's on your mind?
17-year-old, Asmita from India shares her struggles of speaking up about her mental health. “Being in this journey, I realized that we must talk to someone, it can be anyone.”
Althaf is often pressured to earn income to support his family, but he refuses. Instead, he goes to school, because he knows education is a right that cannot be taken from him. Now, he's helping to get other boys out of work and back into the classroom.
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.
Are you looking for advice?
Do you want to make your voice heard?
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 positive agent of change on behalf of people in your country.
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If you want to change the world and believe young people can make a difference each and every day, submit your blogs, illustrations, poems and other sparks of creativity through our website.
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