Selected to speak about children's rights, Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam has been announced to represent Malaysia at a Unicef Conference.
Based on reports, out of so many, she is one of just seven people from the region who has been chosen to say her part (Titled - INSPIRE: Ending Violence Against Children During Covid-19 and Beyond), at the session.
“During the discussion, Ain will offer insights and suggestions on the current situation of children’s rights in Malaysia, especially as it relates to access to quality education, improving safety in schools, mental well-being, policy, and more,” wrote Saiful Nizam, her father, via a Facebook post.
Ain's battle for change begin when she posted a TikTok video, explaining how her school teacher was making rape jokes to the class, during a PE lesson. The video which then went viral, led to her powerful campaign on #MakeSchoolASaferPlace.
tw// R4P3 JOKES, VERBAL H4R4SSM3NT— ain #MakeSchoolASaferPlace (@ant33ater) April 23, 2021
this is what i experienced yesterday at school. please help make it safer for us. @maszlee @zunarkartunis @KemPendidikan @adibahnoor #Awareness #Malaysia pic.twitter.com/MSK2rMX6pg
Starting a movement on social media, she emphasized the importance of school-going students with unpleasant experiences, to come out and speak up, as means to cultivate change.
The conference will take place on the 30th of October, and will be aired online from the 1st-5th of November.