Aznova - KidsRights
Name

Aznova

Country of origin
Bangladesh
Current country
Bangladesh
Age
18
Theme
Disabilities
Children and youth power

Aznova was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017. She lives in a community where children with disabilities are viewed as a burden. Disabled children often don’t have access to basic services like education and health care. With her project, Aznova wants to advocate for the inclusion of children with disabilities. She wants to show the youth in her community that disabled children can be role models.  She also wants to improve their access to basic services.

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YOCEL: against violence in Liberia
Liberian Abraham M. Keita, better known as Keita, is the International Children's Peace Prize Winner of 2015. He fights for justice for children who have been victims of (sexual) violence. This is too common in Liberia; Keita has even seen it happening in his neighborhood.  Read more about Keita's courageous battle  To support Keita in his fight, we searched for local project partners with the same goal. This resulted in a long-term collaboration with project partner YOCEL, an organization that works against violence against children in Liberia.

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