Linh, Marcela and Hakima, Plan International young delegates for the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, are passionate about promoting girls’ rights.
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Plan International young delegate Hakima, 13, talks about gender equality in her home country, Uganda. Hakima is involved in projects involving disaster risk reduction, child protection and anti-violence initiatives.
By Chris Niles
NEW YORK, United States of America, 18 March 2013 – Three young women from quite different parts of the world, but with very similar goals, met at UNICEF House recently to talk about their passion for promoting girls’ rights.
Linh, 20, from Viet Nam, Marcela, 17, from El Salvador and Hakima, 13, from Uganda were in New York as Plan International young delegates for the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, held at United Nations Headquarters.