Category: Advocacy

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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 societ ...

Young people need education to challenge gender-based violence

Being a young woman living with HIV, and an advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights, l have experienced and witnessed violence against ...

Leave no one behind on global health – we need action, not statements

Young people must be involved in policy making and programming to achieve the global goal of healthy lives for all at all ages. ...

UNGASS on drugs: we won’t end AIDS without “harm reduction.”

If just 7.5% of the estimated $100 billion spent annually on the war on drugs was instead directed to spending on harm reduction, we could practically ...

Burundi: condoms are my friends, my everyday protection

On 14 February, Valentine’s Day, more than 50 young Burundians lined up to get condoms at a youth centre in the capital, Bujumbura. ...
Video: “I deserve respect for my work as a sex worker”

Video: “I deserve respect for my work as a sex worker”

Watch Christine’s story and find out how she learned to negotiate for safer sex through the support of the Uganda Link Up project. ...

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. ...
Family planning: women and young people need access and choice

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. ...

Indonesian youth advocate for family planning but are denied rights

Young Indonesians' sexual and reproductive rights are denied as government blocks access to condoms. ...

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. ...
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