Journalists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives
were invited to apply to a program that aims to connect 21-30 year old journalists in South Asia
for joint reporting projects that explore topics relating to youth and the risks young people face in the region
, while also training the journalists on responsible reporting in the digital age. The program, run by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and sponsored by the U.S.