For Nepal's Chepang people, one of the indigenous groups of Nepal living in the Himalaya foothills, poverty and marginalization remain a daily reality.
Pakistan has a massive youth population which comprises 60 per cent of the country’s 190 million people. Many of them are increasingly active on social media. An UNDEF-funded project works uses this tool to engage youth on political and governance issues.
With populations in both Malawi and Zambia consisting of over 50 per cent young people, there is an increasing push among governments, development partners and civil society to recognize the specific needs and vulnerabilities of young people.