Sadam's Story
Hi, I'm Sadam Hanjabam from Manipur. My struggle with accepting myself and fear of not being accepted by others almost cost me my life twice. I want to share my story because it's so important to have spaces where you can be honest, express yourself and feel vulnerable.
Sadam Hanjbaum is the founder and chief worker (chief functionary) of an organization called 'Ya Al' in Imphal. It is the first registered institution in Northeast India to be run by youth. Sadam Hanjbaum's name has recently been included in 6 LGBTQ+ emerging youth of the United Nations Girl Education Initiative. He is also one of the 10 inspiring guides of the year for IDAHOBIT 2020 of the United Nations Envoy of Youth. He has also been awarded the COVID Soldier Award 2020 by The Better India.
Sadam Hanjabam
Story Research,
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Faith Gonsalves
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