Bangladesh, 17 years
Nominated by World Vision Bangladesh
Issue: Child Participation
Love children, listen to us and create space to show our talents.
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.