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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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

‘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