This week, we're featuring The Uganda Youth Alliance for Family Planning and Adolescent Health (UYAFPAH) in our FP/RH Champion Spotlight series. UYAFPAH’s primary mission is advocating for positive change in health matters that affect young people in Uganda.
SEGEI empowers adolescents and young women through education, mentorship, and comprehensive sexuality education. Its three main goals are to ignite—help its beneficiaries find and use their voices and talents to become their own advocates, nurture—SEGEI helps beneficiaries with academic, health, and professional attainment, and harness—tap into the talents of beneficiaries to promote community empowerment.
Association of Youth Organizations Nepal (AYON) is a not-for-profit, autonomous and youth-led, youth-run network of youth organizations established in 2005. It acts as an umbrella organization of youth organizations throughout the country. It provides a common platform for collaboration, cooperation, joint actions, and collective endeavor among youth organizations in Nepal. AYON is engaged in policy advocacy to create moral pressure on the government for designing youth-friendly policies and programs.
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.
On October 14, 2021, FP2030 and Knowledge SUCCESS hosted the first session in our final set of conversations in the Connecting Conversations series. In this session, speakers explored what makes Positive Youth Development (PYD) different from other adolescent and youth frameworks, and why embracing one of the central tenets of youth as assets, allies, and agents of change in Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) programming will increase positive reproductive health outcomes.
On July 22, 2021, Knowledge SUCCESS and FP2030 hosted the third session in the fourth module of the Connecting Conversations series: Celebrating the Diversity of Young People, Finding New Opportunities to Address Challenges, Building New Partnerships. This particular session focused on how to ensure that young people’s SRH needs are met in settings in which health systems may be strained, fractured, or non-existent.
A recap of the July 8 session of Knowledge SUCCESS and FP2030's Connecting Conversations series: "Celebrating the Diversity of Young People, Finding New Opportunities to Address Challenges, Building New Partnerships." This session focused on exploring how the experiences of young adolescents shape knowledge and behaviors as they age, and how to leverage the critical life stage of early adolescence to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and continue healthy decision-making throughout life.
Webinar recap from the Connecting Conversations series: How the stigmatization of young people with disabilities impacts access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, and what innovative program approaches and considerations can promote inclusion.