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A Bangladeshi volunteer who campaigns against child marriage and violence against women has been named as a youth ambassador in a prestigious new programme celebrating the work of young people worldwide.
The international development charity, VSO, is working with partners and community volunteers to reach the most affected groups as a result of the damage caused by Cyclone Idai which hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe last week. Cyclone Idai has been described as one of the worst cyclones ever to hit the southern hemisphere and is estimated to have affected over 1.6 million people.
BANGKOK, 25th January 2019
Assistant Professor Dr Jitti Mongkolnchaiarunya, Dean of Puey Ungphakorn School of Development Studies (PSDS), Thammasat University along with, lecturers, staff, welcomed Mr Shaun Vincent, VSO Director of Operations, Asia-Pacific and VSO representatives to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony between PSDS of Thammasat University and VSO.
As organisations whose core aim is to help the most vulnerable people in the world, we must always confront abusive behaviour and the misuse of power. When it comes from individuals within our sector it is a double betrayal, not just of the people we exist to serve, but of the British people in whose name we operate. Although this is only the action of a small minority of people, it is nonetheless an issue that we will not allow to go unaddressed.