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  1. Brave girls valiantly stopping child marriages in Bangladesh

    Tasnim Khandoker

    Assistant producer, BBC Media Action Bangladesh

    Brave girls valiantly stopping child marriages in Bangladesh

    Seven inspiring girls, who were 13 or 14 years-old, featured in our popular radio programme Hello Check! They had formed an organisation called 'Ghashforing' (Grasshoppers) to help prevent child marriages taking place in Bangladesh.

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  2. World Press Freedom Day 2019: Our youth delegates take Addis Ababa by storm!

    Becca Cole

    Publicist

    World Press Freedom Day 2019: Our youth delegates take Addis Ababa by storm!

    For the recent World Press Freedom Day conference (WPFD2019) in Ethiopia, we sponsored two youth delegates – Bwale Mutanuka from Zambia and Kefa Hussein from Tanzania – to take part in the conference's Youth Newsroom initiative. Learn about their action-packed experiences!

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  3. With Her: breaking barriers to education for girls in South Sudan

    Samuel Komakech

    Community Mobilisation Manager

    On International Day of the Girl, find out how a radio programme helped a schoolgirl in South Sudan avoid early marriage and return to school by changing the attitude of her grandfather.

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  4. Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

    Pratibha Tuladhar

    Senior Producer/Stakeholder Liaison, BBC Media Action, Nepal

    Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

    Social media is providing a platform for young voices in a new programme called Taja Sawal (Fresh Questions) in Nepal. The studio painted with murals by volunteers illustrates the vibrant and youthful approach to the new show. Pratibha Tuladhar speaks with the two new young presenters to get...

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  5. What’s it like to be a teenage mother in Sierra Leone?

    Mariama Sesay

    Lead Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    What’s it like to be a teenage mother in Sierra Leone?

    Fanta, who went back to school just three months after giving birth aged 16 is the first person we featured in our new series about young people in the country.

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  6. Social media tips from Doctor Who help launch new Palestinian youth drama

    Jose Vila

    Social Media Manager, Drama, BBC Worldwide

    Social media tips from Doctor Who help launch new Palestinian youth drama

    Jose Vila, social media manager for Doctor Who on advising BBC Media Action’s new TV drama in the Palestinian Territories.

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  7. Sierra Leone: standing up to crime through radio

    Eastina Massaquoi

    Producer, BBC Media Action Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone: standing up to crime through radio

    How a Comic Relief funded radio programme is helping inspire young people through discussion and positive role models in Sierra Leone.

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  8. Somalia: one of the toughest places to give birth in the world

    Mohammed A. Gaas

    Deputy Country Director, Somalia

    Somalia: one of the toughest places to give birth in the world

    A tribute to Amran Mahad, lead actress in Maalmo Dhaama Maanta (A Better Life than Today), an interactive drama helping young people to talk about both the opportunities and the obstacles that they face in Somalia. She died 3 November 2016 following complications during childbirth.

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  9. Myanmar: Our Wish, Our Question

    Yan Htaik Seng

    Project Manager

    Myanmar: Our Wish, Our Question

    We recount a nerve-racking visit to Myanmar’s ethnically diverse Kayin State - as it recovers from years of conflict - to give young people a rare chance to voice their opinions and question their leaders.

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  10. “In my next life I want to be a boy”

    Ragini Pasricha

    BBC Media Action, India

    “In my next life I want to be a boy”

    How research for our new multi-media youth project in India is especially resonant on the International Day of the Girl Child.

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