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Interview with Gulalai Ismael, winner of Commonwealth Youth Award 2015 for the Asian Region

At 16, Gulalai established Aware Girls to provide young women with a platform for learning and advocacy. She led a team of 100 young female monitors of the 2013 Pakistan general elections, which exami... Read more

31.03.15

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“Democracy must not be misconceived”

Real democracy means more than casting a ballot on election day, writes Asim Nawaz Abbassi, 27, a Correspondent from Islamabad, Pakistan, who argues democracy also involves being aware of rights a... Read more

27.03.15

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“India’s reaction to Bangladesh’s 2015 cricket victory”

Cricket is a passion that India and Bangladesh share, but as Abdullah Al Hasan, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh writes, intense rivalry can threaten good relationships betwee... Read more

21.03.15

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“Women must work with sweat and blood”

International Women’s Day raises a fundamental issue, says Monica Islam, 24, a Correspondent from Dhaka in Bangladesh, who argues women too often suffer or are disadvantaged because of issues ar... Read more

07.03.15

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“Take action and be a woman of substance!”

On International Women’s Day, Summaya Afaq, 23, a Correspondent from Karachi, Pakistan, urges women to take responsibility for empowerment through grassroots changes in parenting and society. A... Read more

07.03.15

VIDEO OF THE MONTH

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India - Adolescent Girls Health Education Programme