Here are five young leaders driving change in Asia.
The fight for marriage equality in TaiwanWeng Yu Ching, 24, has been campaigning for LGBT rights in Taiwan since she was a teenager.
Weng has been fighting for LGBT rights since she was 17, when she saw a pride parade for the first time in her home city of Kaohsiung.
Distressed and confused by why the flood had been so bad, she began researching the impact of climate change on natural disasters.
With her father’s help, she filed a petition against the government when she was nine years old, arguing that it had failed to adequately address climate change.