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Women as Leaders

“People in my island have this assumption that from a religious and social perspective, having a woman heading things will lead to no good. This is difficult for me to hear, but it will not stop me.” – Aishath Naazly, President, Rasgetheem Council. When Aishath Naazly first attended a workshop (suppmore


Dreams from the Youth

“People often see youth as a problem waiting to happen” Adam Yaish, 16, attended school in Thoddoo Island, in the North of the Maldives, and Shanaz Mohamed, 19, goes to university miles away in Malaysia. Yet when they met at the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) a few months later in Bandos Island Rmore