In a society deeply rooted in traditional family customs, it is not common for low-and middle-income families, who live with their parents and siblings together to discuss family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) practices, it remains a taboo.
Positions Open: Youth Co-Chair Advisory Committee Members Position Duration: October 2023-September 2024 Apply by October 13 to be considered! Are you passionate about AYSRHR and have ideas for how to […]
In Nigeria, orphans, vulnerable children, and young people (OVCYP) are the largest at-risk group amongst the entire population. A vulnerable child is below the age of 18 who is currently or likely to be exposed to adverse conditions, thereby subjected to significant physical, emotional, or mental stress resulting in inhibited socio-economic development.
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.
Register for the upcoming SMART Advocacy Approach: An Intro Workshop for Youth-led Organizations working in AYSRH in Asia. To further strengthen knowledge management skills among youth-led organizations in USAID Population […]
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.
Though discussions around reproductive health services should be open to all, adolescent boys and girls experience often don’t get to take part in them, with their parents and guardians making most decisions about health on their behalf. Kenya’s health department is implementing various interventions focusing on young people. Through The Challenge Initiative’s (TCI) program, Mombasa County received funding to implement high-impact interventions that address some of the challenges young people experience in accessing contraception and other sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.
In August 2020, Knowledge SUCCESS embarked on a strategic initiative. Responding to knowledge-sharing needs expressed by adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) professionals, it established a robust global Community of Practice (CoP). It worked collaboratively with a group of AYSRH professionals to create the NextGen Reproductive Health (NextGen RH) CoP.
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.