The 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize nominees

Pranto

Bangladesh, 17 years
Nominated by World Vision Bangladesh

Issue: Child Participation

2018 Children's Peace Prize nominee Pranto

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Pranto's story

Pranto, from Bangladesh, has stopped 19 cases of child marriage. He is a skilled defender of children's rights, raising awareness, organizing demonstrations, taking part in forums, and publishing interventions in local and national newspapers. He networks, organizes and lobbies for children, and even persuaded his local government to maintain their annual budget for children. Pranto shows that children can be heard and make a significant and positive impact on their community.

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