10 Teens Using Girl Power to Change the World
Den Haag - Kehkashan Basu heeft zojuist de Internationale Kindervredesprijs uit handen van Nobel Vredesprijswinnaar Professor Muhammad Yunus gekregen in de Ridderzaal in Den Haag > > Fotograaf: ANP IN OPDRACHT Rick Nederstigt ** De foto en het onderschrift vallen buiten de verantwoordelijkheid van het ANP. Deze foto is rechtenvrij en is alleen voor redactionele doeleinden. The Hague - Kehkashan Basu is awarded the International Children's Peace Prize by Nobel Peace laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in the Ridderzaal (Knight Hall) in the Hague. > > Photographer: ANP IN OPDRACHT Rick Nederstigt ** The photo and caption are outside the responsibility of the General News Service of the ANP. This photo is free of rights and is for editorial use only in the context of this caption**

10 Teens Using Girl Power to Change the World

Kehkashan Basu is an award-winning teen environmental activist born in the United Arab Emirates to Indian parents. The ambitious teen founded child-run organisation  Green Hope at the age of 12 and within four years managed several successful environmental projects, including planting 5,000 trees in Colombia, France, Mexico, Nepal, Oman and the United States. The organisation is based in the United Arab Emirates, which now has more than 1,000 volunteers in 10 countries around the world.

Basu was was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize at the UN conference last year and used her speech to urge ecologists not to lose hope in their battle to fight climate change, despite scepticism from world leaders.

Read more in https://rosie.org.au/blog/10-teens-using-girl-power-change-world/

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