New Generation, New Hope
Tala Takes a Stand Against Gender Inequality
It remains far too common for girls to not be given the same opportunities as boys growing up. Tala was expected to stay at home to do housework while the boys played. She challenged that idea.
Rising: Aissa’s Story
Aissa joined a Right To Play program in Mali 12 years ago. Now she's a leader, empowering girls through the non-profit organization she founded.
A Desperate Decision: Antonia and Sarah’s Story
Antonia and Sarah were nearly forced into marriage at just 12 and 10 years old, but the sisters are back with their families and re-enrolled in school. This is their story.
Out of the Horrors of War, Hope
Qasida's father was killed during the Syrian Civil War. Here's how she found hope.
Aurora speaks truth to power
These young people are using the power of storytelling to help eliminate child marriage and early pregnancy from their hometown.
Life played out on the pitch
Said is transforming and uniting his community from a dusty football pitch in Lebanon.
Ife is an advocate for the inclusion of deaf people in Ethiopian society.
A girl with a voice is a strong girl
In Elu Eteya, Ethiopia, Liya desperately wanted to stay in school. She needed support and she found it in this group.
By finding her power on the field, Khansa found the power to say no to child marriage
Khansa dared to do the impossible: stand up to child marriage. This shy, brilliant high-schooler found the power to challenge a deep-seated tradition and have her voice heard.
To protect others, Rhobi used something even more powerful than tradition: her voice
Rhobi uses her own painful experiences on the theater stage to warn children, parents and members of her community of the dangers of female genital mutilation.
Opening the eyes of parents, to open doors to education
Julienne is already a community legend at 12 years old. She believes that all children, especially girls, deserve to go to school and she is spreading her message to change the lives of her peers.
How a child of war became a warrior for peace
As a former Right To Play participant, Malual has become a beacon for hope.
Moving together to move mountains
A band of bold Malian youth are speaking up for children’s rights and protection, spreading their message on different platforms, including live theatrical performances.
Gulmeena: girl champion and champion of girls
In Peshewar, Pakistan, where deep-rooted traditions often obstruct girls' access to education, Gulmeena creates new opportunities and inspires hundreds of young girls from her region with her story.