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13 September 2018
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In a country where family planning is accessible to married couples only, Safe Spaces for youth are an introduction to reproductive health and rights, counselling, access to contraceptives and... Read more
17 August 2018
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For me it all started through volunteerism. As a young person I am quite passionate about youth empowerment, environmental awareness and community development. I strongly believe that through... Read more
16 August 2018
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I am from Kulhuduffushi, the heart of northern Maldives. My dream is to help my island go plastic free. Many islands in Maldives are now free from plastic bags which means that it is possible. I want... Read more
15 August 2018
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One of the main reasons why I am addressing gender equality through my work is because I have had two very strong figures in my upbringing: my mother and my grandmother. My mother has shown the... Read more
14 August 2018
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I come from Addu, the southernmost island of Maldives, which is also the second largest populated Atoll after Male’. We live a very simple life and we don’t have the same opportunities as people who... Read more
13 August 2018
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I am from the south of Maldives. Like me, every year many young Maldivians leave their islands and move to Male’ city where they experience an abrupt disconnection from their islands’ sense of... Read more
12 August 2018
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I live in Male’ but, because my family is originally from Baa Dhonfanu, I often went there during school holidays. In one of those visits I noticed that my friend’s behavior had changed: she was... Read more
19 March 2018
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       As the construction work sites spread throughout the already densely populated city of Male’, these days the capital of Maldives, known for its mosques and colorful buildings, became noisier.... Read more
18 February 2018
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Despite the achievements in addressing gender inequalities in the Maldives, situations related to women’s rights have worsened in the past 10 years affecting reproductive health and rights,... Read more
29 January 2018
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Roughly every 10 years’ countries start a new cycle in documenting population dynamics. Through Census data collection we get to know how many we are, who we are and where do we live whilst the... Read more

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