Case Studies

Champion Fathers Bringing Child Marriage to an End in Rural…

Abdur Razzak has been campaigning against child marriage in his ward, a part of a city equivalent to a municipality, in rural Bangladesh
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On the Airwaves and in Communities: The Two Young Activists…

Happy, a 23-year-old female radio journalist from Bangladesh has been hosting a widely popular show at her local community radio station where she shares news and awareness messages on preventing…
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Small Ideas, Big Impact

During the spike of Covid-19, Shirina, Vice-President of a Youth Group in a remote area in Bangladesh, decided to make face masks and distributed them to her neighborhood
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Using Art to get their Voices Heard

Anisa and Trish, along with 51 other young people in December 2020, used their art exhibition, 'Our Safety Matters' to amplify their voices and express their concerns about girls' safety in…
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“Periods don’t stop during pandemics”

Just like many poor urban settlements throughout the world, Richelle’s community in one of the most populated districts in Manila, characterized by its small spaces which house many people,…
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Not Just a Girl, A Female Rights Advocate – Anamalia,…

As part of Plan International’s 2021 Asia-Pacific Girls Report: Voice, Choice, and Power, the research looked into the individual stories of young female activists across the region empowering…
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Not Just a Girl, A Female Rights Activist – Khadiza, 24, from…

As part of Plan International’s 2021 Asia-Pacific Girls Report: Voice, Choice, and Power, the research looked into the individual stories of young female activists across the region empowering…
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Not Just a Girl, but an Activist Against Child Marriage –…

As part of Plan International’s 2021 Asia-Pacific Girls Report: Voice, Choice, and Power, the research looked into the individual stories of young female activists across the region empowering…
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“I did not stop” – One Nepali Girl’s…

Punam was just 13 and stepping into adolescence when her parents married her off to a 17-year-old farmer. Now, 8 years later, she is an activist against child marriage.
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A Leader who Unleashes Confidence into Girls

Rozina, from the northern district of Kurigram in Bangladesh, has been an activist against gender-based violence and educating other girls in her area for several years. Her unrivalled determination…
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Thoughts from the #GirlsGetEqual Campaign, Philippines

Three girl leaders from the Philippines who exhibited proactive involvement and growth through the Girls Get Equal’s implementation were asked to share their experiences and lessons learned…
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Breaking the Taboo of Periods

Rinku started her first period while she was at school. When she got home her mother told her it was a disease, and she mustn’t leave the house. She followed her mother’s advice and whenever…
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