Link Up

As part of the Link Up programme, Key Correspondents are being trained to report the stories that matter most to young people when it comes to their sexual and reproductive health and rights. In many instances, the correspondents are young people themselves and are being empowered through Link Up to advocate on sexual and reproductive health issues to influence within their own community and at national and international levels.

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Uganda: sexual health services arrive on three wheels

In Uganda, tuk tuks are helping healthcare workers reach young people who are most vulnerable to HIV with sexual and reproductive health services. more
May 27, 2016 0 Comments

Project helps young people with sexual health info and rights

In Uganda, many young people lack access to quality information on sexual and reproductive health, but a project called Link Up is helping to change this. more
May 26, 2016 0 Comments

‘Link Up’ breaks taboos around sexual health in eastern Africa

Despite cultural challenges in Ethiopia, young people have teamed up to visit primary schools in a bid to create awareness of sexual and reproductive health and rights among young adolescents as a response to HIV. more
May 23, 2016 0 Comments

WhatsApp in Kenya: real time messaging about HIV

What’s the best way for young people to talk about HIV in an urban slum in Kenya? For Maxfacta, an organisation working in an informal settlement in Mathare, it is social media. more
May 20, 2016 3 Comments

Women Deliver 2016: young people demand sexual and reproductive rights

At an international conference in Copenhagen, young advocates have charged leaders to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people everywhere. more
May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Young people shout loud for inclusion in health decision-making

Young leaders meeting in Copenhagen for a conference to address girls’ and women’s health and rights issues said they must raise their voices for meaningful involvement in decision-making. more
May 17, 2016 0 Comments

Young people should be at the fore of tackling HIV

Over 200 young leaders from around the world have been meeting to discuss issues of women and girls’ health, ahead of the Women Deliver conference which kicks off today (16 May) in Denmark. more
May 16, 2016 1 Comments

Community engagement vital in ending HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

Communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria must be involved at all levels of the response to these diseases, according to grassroots and civil society groups in Africa. more
May 9, 2016 0 Comments