Kenyan youth group
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Our youth champions give their climate month round-up

Our youth champions took over our @VSOPeople account on Twitter, to share the ways they're tackling climate change in their communities. Watch the video to find out more.

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Who are the youth champions?

Youth Champions are a smaller number of youth network members closely working with VSO while keeping an active connection with the wider networks.

They provide an essential connection between VSO and the youth networks, having a formal role and contributing to VSO’s programming.

Learn more about VSO's Youth Networks

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Salma Rehmat.

"Girls deserve an education just as much as boys"

Meet 26 year-old community volunteer Salma Rehmat from Afghanistan. Salma advocates for Afghan refugees and host communities in Pakistan to access a quality education. Find out more.

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Former First Minister of Scotland welcomes launch of VSO peacebuilding project in the Philippines

On 23 January, Lord Jack McConnell, former First Minister of Scotland and former VSO volunteer, visited Camp Badre in Maguindanao del Norte, the Philippines. Hear his reflections from the trip.

Shirisha, community psychosocial support worker.
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Stories of empowerment: three Nepali women reclaiming their space

In Nepal, more than one in four women experience gender-based violence. To mark International Women's Day, we’re sharing the stories of three women from a VSO project in Nepal, who are helping to end violence against women and girls.