Gender inequality and gender-based violence (GBV) are serious concerns for refugees from the DRC. In the spring of 2022, the conflict in Eastern DRC escalated when the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) rebel military group engaged in fighting with the government in the North-Kivu province.
In 2023, Young and Alive Initiative are working in partnership with USAID, and IREX through the youth excel project, we are implementing a gender transformative program for adolescent boys and young men in the southern highlands of Tanzania. The reason we focused on men this time is because men and boys have often been overlooked in discussions around SRHR and gender.
In July 2023, as part of the Asia region Learning Circles cohort 3, twenty-two professionals working in various capacities in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) came together to learn, share knowledge, and connect.
Blue Ventures started integrating health interventions, addressing a huge unmet need for family planning. We came to understand that we were addressing a health need which is part of a broader ecosystem consisting of conservation, health, livelihood, and other challenges.
This spotlight series will focus on our valued KM champions in East Africa and shed light on their journey to working in FP/RH. In today’s post, we spoke with Mercy Kipng'eny, a program assistant for SHE SOARS project at the Center for Study of Adolescence in Kenya.
Prompted by a “Fail Fest” session at the 2022 International Conference on Family Planning, Youth Leader Joy Munthali offers her recommendations on how donors can create safe spaces for young people or youth-led organizations to openly share their experiences of learning from failure without hurting their reputation.
In a July 2022 post about the NextGen RH Community of Practice (CoP), the authors announced the structure of the platform, its advisory committee members, and its new design process. This blog post will cover major structural advancements the team is making to ensure the successful recruitment and retention of future members.
This post will highlight nine recommendations presented by UNFPA’s recent “Technical Brief on the Integration of Menstrual Health into Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policies and Programmes” that are immediately doable, use tools that many AYSRH initiatives already have at their disposal, and are particularly relevant to adolescents and youth.
Fort du succès de la première édition en 2021 du concours de plaidoyer des associations de jeunes, le Think Tank Jeunes du Partenariat de Ouagadougou a alors placé la deuxième édition du concours de plaidoyer sous le thème : « La prise de décisions basée sur les évidences en SSRAJ ».