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 access to quality family planning services

Ndaula was born with HIV and is now an advocate for sexual and reproductive rights and services, including family planning – issues he says concern young men as well as young women. more
November 9, 2015 0 Comments

Stigma deters young people from accessing contraception

Ahead of the International Conference on Family Planning, Nnamdi Eseme reports on young people’s limited access to sexual and reproductive health services. more
November 2, 2015 0 Comments

Uganda: young people’s sexual health and rights must improve with new global goals

Efforts to increase contraceptive use have long been part of family planning campaigns, but adolescents are rarely included. more
October 14, 2015 0 Comments

Zimbabwe: faith healing puts young people living with HIV at risk

Faith healing can have a huge impact on adolescents living with HIV with many defaulting on their medications after being told they have been healed spiritually. more
October 12, 2015 2 Comments

How will the world be held accountable for achieving its new goals?

Representatives from non-governmental organisations discuss accountability for achieving the new global goals for development. more
October 6, 2015 0 Comments

UNGA: “Adolescent girls are the new face of HIV”

A side event at the United Nations 70th General Assembly addressed the issues facing women and girls who are still disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic. more
September 29, 2015 0 Comments

The voices of young people living with HIV must be heard

I was born with HIV in Rwanda in the early 80s, when getting a positive HIV test was seen as a death sentence. more
September 28, 2015 0 Comments

Leave no one behind: participation is key to achieving the sexual and reproductive health targets of the SDGs

This week, the Sustainable Development Goals will be adopted during the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York, USA but these will not be achievable without the participation of those who are most affected. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are … more
September 23, 2015 0 Comments