Rising: Aissa’s Story
Telling Stories, Changing Lives
These young people are using the power of storytelling to help eliminate child marriage and early pregnancy from their hometown.
New Generation, New Hope
Obaansi is just 18 years old, and the first member of her family to go to high school, but she’s already changing the lives of children in her hometown.
Life played out on the pitch
Said is transforming and uniting his community from a dusty football pitch in Lebanon.
Ife is an advocate for the inclusion of deaf people in Ethiopian society.
A girl with a voice is a strong girl
In Elu Eteya, Ethiopia, Liya desperately wanted to stay in school. She needed support and she found it in this group.
By finding her power on the field, Khansa found the power to say no to child marriage
Khansa dared to do the impossible: stand up to child marriage. This shy, brilliant high-schooler found the power to challenge a deep-seated tradition and have her voice heard.
The Incredible Strength of a Girl
She's resilient. She's brave. She's a role model to her peers. Her passion for education has driven her to achieve the second-highest grades in her class...
When Akwasi Frimpong Dared to Dream, Big Things Happened
Growing up poor in a one-room home in Kumasi, Ghana, Akwasi Frimpong always dared to dream. At the age of eight he immigrated to the Netherlands. He had never left his hometown or seen white people before. He didn’t speak the language and he struggled to make friends at school. But Akwasi was determined to find his place in his new home.
To protect others, Rhobi used something even more powerful than tradition: her voice
Rhobi uses her own painful experiences on the theater stage to warn children, parents and members of her community of the dangers of female genital mutilation.
Opening the eyes of parents, to open doors to education
Julienne is already a community legend at 12 years old. She believes that all children, especially girls, deserve to go to school and she is spreading her message to change the lives of her peers.
How a child of war became a warrior for peace
As a former Right To Play participant, Malual has become a beacon for hope.
Moving together to move mountains
A band of bold Malian youth are speaking up for children’s rights and protection, spreading their message on different platforms, including live theatrical performances.
Gulmeena: girl champion and champion of girls
In Peshewar, Pakistan, where deep-rooted traditions often obstruct girls' access to education, Gulmeena creates new opportunities and inspires hundreds of young girls from her region with her story.
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