Case Studies

School Safety Champions: Maya and Juna

In Nepal, 15-year-old Maya and Juna take the lead at their school to ensure a gender-responsive approach in all Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) activities.
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Lila can finally play football at her school in Bangaldesh

Overcoming great challenges, Lila became an agent of change and brought about positive impacts for her school and community
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Meet the girl keeping her community safe from disasters in Nepal…

Although Nirmala is from a marginalised community, she has learned leadership skills and is taking the lead on preparing her community for disasters.
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Emerging female leaders for safe schools in Nepal

By supporting their schools to prepare for and respond to disasters, women are growing in confidence and taking leading roles in their community.
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Stopping child marriage through poetry in Bangladesh

Girls from Bangladesh are convincing their parents to stop arranging child marriages for them through poetry.
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Student task force identifies local disaster risks

Shadona, 14, from Bangladesh, is leading a student task force to identify and mitigate risks caused by disasters in her school and community.
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From Words to Actions: Youth Activists Calling for an End to…

Participating in the third regional forum on eliminating child, early, and forced marriage - Towards a Child Marriage Free Southeast Asia - youth activists across the region raised their voices…
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The Light Web: The online platform keeping girls away from the…

Online spaces have evolved the potential risks of child marriage, and the Girls' Rights Platform aims to directly combat this
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The Future Is Not Written: The Young Husband and Wife Committee…

Pressured into early marriage, Mai and Lua still actively advocate for girls' rights in their local community
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Myths and Embarrassment Dismantled: Teenagers getting appropriate…

Reprodutiva, an app providing young women with sexual and reproductive health information in a confidential and safe online environment
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Taking Down Teenage Taboos: Talking about Sex to Prevent and…

Teenagers in northern Thailand are talking openly about the myths of sex, the dangers and risks of early pregnancy, marrying too young and how to put a condom on
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From Child Bride to Budding Entrepreneur: The young woman determined…

Being a mother at 16, Kate manages to be a successful entrepreneur
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