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Youth Voices for Change is an initiative of the Alliance ‘Down To Zero’ that seeks to prevent the Sexual Exploitation of children and adolescents, amplifying the voices of young leaders for change, in Latin America and Asia.

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YOUNG LEADERS

Colombia

Jireth Venturoli Martínez

Lo que más me gusta de ser una joven líder son los retos que me llevan a superarme, como resultado de todo...

Elis Mercedes Ortiz Potes

Mi misión como mujer y coach es visibilizar la Explotación sexual de niñas, niños y adolesce...

Wilian Estiven Plazas Lavao

Me gusta ser un referente para los demás jóvenes, que en cierta forma se sientan instruidos y acogidos por...

Fabián Eduardo De La Hoz Martínez

Me gusta dar paso a nuevos conocimientos, tanto propios como compartidos, ser alguien a quien seguir y aportar a cambiar...

Dominican Republic

Jasmileidy Cuevas

Considero que ser joven líder nos motiva y nos interesa por el bienestar de los demás. Una lideresa est&aa...

Patricia Feliz Feliz

Creo que ser joven líder nos impulsa a pensar en el bien común de los niños, niñas y adolesc...

Noemí Santana

Me gusta apoyar a las personas que me necesitan. Soy joven líder para ayudar a todas esas jóvenes que est&...

Merlin Elena Mora Urbaez

Pienso que el conocimiento genera poder. Quiero lograr que mi voz sea escuchada y soy joven líder porque he mostr...

Dayelin Jiménez

Creo en los cambios. Soy joven líder porque me gusta que mi voz pueda influir y ser parte de un cambio, mejorando...

India

Krishan Hela

 I want to show others the right path just as stars shows everyone the path in the darkness of night

Monika Singh

As a young leader I wish that all children around me receive the kind of opportunities one day as I have received

Tanzil Warsi

As a young leader I want everyone to be equal and to receive equal opportunities. I wish to remove all kinds of discrimi...

Sarani Ganguly

As a young leader I want to do something so that people are treated equally and their is no social discrimination and th...

Shuvadip Roy Chowdhury

As a young leader, I want to make a difference in my surroundings. I want to influence my peers and members of my commun...

Anil Kumar Shukla

 I will be able to make a change in people's lives. I will get an identity of myself

Rajan Kumar

As a young leader, I would always like to develop positive and harmonious thoughts. I envision a society where all human...

Priyanka Gautam

As a young leader i want to build the nation,to make the society good and noble. I will improve the community and cultur...

Indonesia

Romaita Ilma

I want to be a useful young woman, and I also want us to be a helpful youth generation for everyone.

Vio Fisnanda

I love being a young leader because being a leader means that you have to give out the best of yourself, but at the same...

Indi Hik Salistia

I like being a young leader because I can get a lot of experience, learning, and of course become a more responsible, di...

Hanna Maureen Losia

Being a young leader has allowed me to speak with my authentic voice, that is fueled by a passion to fight for change. I...

Moh. Bagus Rahmadi

 What I like about being a young leader is that I can make many friends and can set our minds in becoming leaders.

Sri Puspita Ningrum Sari

I am a young leader because I like helping each other.

Berlian Reza Khan

What I like about being a young leader is that I can add knowledge and some personal skills to become talented young lea...

Baiq Susanti Widiantari

I am a woman who always works hard, always tries everything that thinks is good and can make me better, and help me achi...

Lalu Asryl Wahyu Ramdani

I became a young leader because I wanted to convey the voices of my friends around me to the government about how they w...

Irna Fitri Yani

Being a young person in Indonesia means being a person who is ready to shape and make new changes that are good for the...

Nicaragua

Alba Rosa Urbina

Ser joven líder significa mucho porque somos personas con una mente abierta, nos expresamos sin miedo a lo que di...

Hatiffa Gaitán

"Jóven" y "líder" es una gran combinación que debemos aprender a llevar. En lo personal, sé...

Josué Sotelo

Ser un joven líder es un honor, pero también es una responsabilidad porque no se trata de un título...

Engell Sánchez

El ser un joven líder significa ser organizado al momento de dirigir un grupo. Ser aquel que se expresa de forma...

Ellis Rizo

Ser un joven líder es una gran responsabilidad, ya que tenemos como tarea ayudar a que nuestro grupo cumpla sus m...

Cindy Gomez

Ser un jóven líder trae responsabilidades con las que hay que saber lidiar y de las que hay que aprender....

Plurinational State of Bolivia

Youth Voices for Change

‘Youth Voices for Change’ is an initiative of the ‘Down To Zero’ Alliance that seeks to prevent...

Oriana Irán Carvajal Velasco

I like to help, live and share experiences with other young people, I also love to receive information and then replicat...

Cinthia Viracocha Tola

That feeling of joy and happiness that arises every time I feel and think that I am doing something, that I came to this...

Alina Viracocha Tola

I consider myself a very empathetic person, so what I like most about being a young leader is having the right knowledge...

Morelia Paola Lopez Mitma

What I like most about being a leader is being part of the solution to many problems experienced by adolescents and chil...

Mariana Claudia Mamani Huanca

One of the things I loved most about being a leader was meeting different types of people, listening to their thoughts,...

Eylin Yamile Apaza Santamaria

I enjoy helping others by providing information to people who are also interested in helping, I also enjoy participating...

Nayeli Flores Vargas

What I like most about being a young leader is that being young I can help, guide, share, provide and raise awareness to...

Katerine Wara Villa Churqui

Socializing with different young people, listening to the diversity of opinions and seeing agents of change in order to...

Victoria Terán Prieto

The truth is that there are many things that I am very happy to be a young leader, among them to be able to inspire more...

William Colque Zapata

What I like most about being a young leader is that beyond growing or fighting for something, the benefit is always for...

Juan Angel Del Castillo Vargas

What I like most about being a young leader is that I can contribute, influence and replicate in different sectors propo...

Cristian Isrrael Rodríguez Camacho

It is a unique feeling that fills me, knowing that I can help and change the world from my voluntary act. And it is even...

Jhasmin Carmen Choque Chuquimia

To have the ability to lead actions that benefit and promote a society of equity and equality. To have the will, and th...

Betzabe Muñoz Mamani

To be different from the rest of the people my age. 

Rocío Maryori Quispe

To disseminate, discuss and create new solutions or proposals to these problems with all the young people of Bolivia, to...

Mauricio Duvan Bravo Arredondo

The best thing about being a young leader is to see, meet people, learn, be responsible and develop new habits, skills,...

Thailand

Lalita Bekaku (Unif)

Throughout the 6 years as a youth leader at ECPAT Foundation. I gained a lot of experience, developed my self-esteem, an...

Buchi Choemue

I have been ECPAT's Youth leader for almost 6 years. They've trained me with a lot of important skills. That made me cha...

Kunniga Jaiya

I am always enthused to develop my potential because it makes me more confident and self-esteem of myself. The reason wh...

Youth Voices for Change

Joining youth voices in Asia and Latin America against sexual exploitation of children and adolescents Youth Voices for Change (YVFC) is an initiative of the Down to Zero Alliance that seeks to position young leaders as central agents for change, strengthening their advocacy skills,especially in di...

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Young people warn peers about sexual exploitation

LAST YEAR, YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA CALLED ATTENTION FOR THE ISSUE OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AMONG THEIR PEERS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS, PHOTOGRAPHY, CREATIVE STORIES, AND VIDEOS. THIS IS HIGHLY NEEDED, BECAUSE WORLDWIDE AN ESTIMATED TWO MILLION CHILDREN A YEAR FALL VICTIM TO SEXUAL...

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Strijd tegen seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen in Colombia is nog niet gestreden/ The fight against CSEC in Colombia has not ended

The Down to Zero Program organized a Photo Trip to Colombia to evidence the incresing problem of Commercial Sexual Exploitation in that country.  MO has published an article to tell this story. Read it here: https://www.mo.be/reportage/vechten-tegen-seksuele-uitbuiting-van-kinderen-colom...

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National Meeting Vuela Libre Movement Bolivia

El Movimiento Vuela Libre Bolivia realizó el Encuentro Nacional que tuvo como objetivo de promover un espacio de comunicación, intercambio de información y de experiencias entre los socios actuales del Movimiento Vuela Libre Bolivia, los socios potenciales y actores que trabajan...

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Dutch NGO fights against child sexual exploitation in Colombia

The Down to Zero Program organized a Photo Trip to Colombia to evidence the incresing problem of Commercial Sexual Exploitation in that country.  Deutsche Welle published an article to tell this story. Read it here: https://www.dw.com/en/dutch-ngo-fights-against-child-sexual-exploitation...

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Youth Voices for Change is an initiative of the Down To Zero Alliance that seeks to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents by amplifying the voices of young leaders for change in Latin America and Asia.