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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Flash mobs get young people on board with HIV awareness

Music blares from an omnibus as it passes the small shops and businesses of Kasana Village that lies in Buganda central region of Uganda. Then the village information chairperson Isaac Kigozi comes on the radio calling for people to come … more
August 9, 2016 0 Comments

Income generation project boosts condom use among Burundian sex workers

Sex workers in Burundi have more negotiating power to demand safer sex, thanks to efforts to help them find new ways of earning an income. Since 2013, the Link Up project has been giving sex workers small loans to help … more
August 5, 2016 0 Comments

Young people need more than lip service in the HIV response

Young people must have the right support to empower them to make meaningful contributions to HIV programming and decision-making, according to delegates at the AIDS 2016 conference in Durban. With an estimated 2,100 young people becoming infected by HIV every … more
July 20, 2016 0 Comments

Uganda’s youth take lead in keeping global development goals on track

Young people in Uganda are learning how to track progress towards the global development goals for 2030. more
June 10, 2016 2 Comments

Malawi’s new generation empowered to demand health services

In Malawi young people are being empowered with advocacy skills to demand sexual and reproductive health services. more
June 8, 2016 0 Comments

Why is it so hard for young women in Uganda to carry a condom?

When Esther, 20, went to a supermarket to buy a condom, some people in the supermarket started laughing at her. But why should a woman taking control of her sexual health be funny? more
June 3, 2016 0 Comments

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