Sumaiya was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017. She is an active changemaker. She stopped child marriages, advocated for education of children in poverty and is now focused on the promotion of sexual and reproductive health rights.
Many children, youth and parents in Sumaiya's community are not aware of their sexual and reproductive health rights. She wants to start youth clubs to inform children about their rights. With the members of the youth clubs, she wants to also raise awareness to parents and other youth in the community.