The South-East Asia Youth Health Action Network, or SYAN, is a WHO-SEARO-supported network that creates and strengthens the capacity of adolescent and youth groups in southeast Asian countries for effective advocacy and engagement in national adolescent health programs as well as regional and global policy dialogue platforms.
The Twin-Bakhaw project advocates for gender equity via sexual and reproductive health services among indigenous populations. Each newborn will have a “twin” mangrove seedling, which the newborn’s family must plant and nurture until it is fully grown. The project exemplifies the importance of family planning and reproductive health interventions in long-term environmental protection measures. This is part 1 of 2.