#IVD2017: Youth For Change Bangladesh win first prize at the Yothopia.Bangla Youth Video contest 2017!

This week, youthtopia.bangla, UNV and UN Women held the Youth Video Contest 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The contest was set up to invite young people to act and share their ideas on how to prevent sexual harassment and to recognise the the contribution of volunteers during crisis. Youth For Change Bangladesh submitted a video in the category 'Act Now, Theme: Preventing Sexual Harassment Against Women and WON FIRST PRIZE!!  The Young Change Makers Coalition also participated in the event and received special recognition. The day was a great way to mark International Volunteering Day 2017 and gave the opportunity for Youth For Change panel members to share inspiring stories on volunteerism. A massive well done to Youth For Change Bangladesh! 

You can see the winning video here: 

The team also submitted a second video, which was shortlisted in the finals, shows what happens when girls speak up:

Check out Youth For Change Bangladesh's Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on information and events. Also follow the Young Makers Coalition Facebook to check out the great they are doing to end Gender Based Violence and Early Forced Childhood Marriage in Bangladesh.