By Rejinel Valencia
I come from the Philippines, a society where youth are too old to be irresponsible yet too young to assume responsibilities. In our country, people from both the government and our own citizens, are still having a hard time grasping the true essence of genuine youth participation
By Kefan Yang
I come from a little town in southwest China, on the border between Laos and Myanmar. Growing up as part of a religious ethnic minority and as a sexual minority, I’ve understood the struggles facing marginalised youth. Thus, I want to make a difference in my community and turn it into an inclusive one.
By Danny Wong, Case for Space advocate
Born in one of the poorest villages in southern China, I realized that I had a crush on my best buddy when I was in junior high school. It was a bittersweet feeling of anxiety which made me swallow my secret deep down. After learning the word ‘gay’ and its dictionary definition, I felt a release, that at least I belong to some ‘tribe’
By Inasa Umar, Youth Representative from the Maldives
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.