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 must lead community family planning efforts

Read about the consensus arrived at during a family planning conference regarding young people and their sexuality. more
February 4, 2016 0 Comments

Family planning: women and young people need access and choice

As the International Conference on Family Planning closes, Danai Majaha canvasses delegates for their most important message. more
January 29, 2016 0 Comments

Indonesian youth advocate for family planning but are denied rights

Young Indonesians’ sexual and reproductive rights are denied as government blocks access to condoms. more
January 27, 2016 0 Comments

International Conference on Family Planning – before we commit, let’s act!

Find out what youth participants say are the challenges and solutions for meeting the family planning needs of young people. more
January 25, 2016 0 Comments

Youth voices stand out as family planning conference roars to life

The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) has kicked off on a high note in Indonesia with strong calls from young people to have more control over their sexual and reproductive health. more
January 25, 2016 2 Comments

“It hurts”: when Uganda runs short of HIV drugs

For Bashil Masiga, 23, who was born with HIV and relies on antiretrovirals to live a healthy and productive life, going to his local pharmacy to find nothing but painkillers is terrifying. more
January 20, 2016 1 Comments

Angela’s story: How I ended up pregnant and with HIV at 15

Ahead of the International Conference on Family Planning, read about lack of information and access to contraceptives leading to many girls in Uganda having unwanted pregnancies. more
January 18, 2016 3 Comments

“Eating banana with its cover” – misconceptions about condoms

Ethiopia is a conservative society, where open discussion about sex is rare, so it comes as no surprise that the younger generation find it hard to talk about condoms. more
January 13, 2016 2 Comments