Category: Advocacy

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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 con ...

“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 ...

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 ...

“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 ta ...

Sex and relationships in the lives of young women living with HIV

A woman living with HIV wants her children to be born without the virus and this is possible with the right treatment. But when that service is non-e ...
In this storm we’ve learned to dance: young people speak out about HIV

In this storm we’ve learned to dance: young people speak out about HIV

A stage full of young people buzzes with energy. A woman stands with a guitar, strums and sings passionately into a microphone. ...

New report on violation of women’s sexual and reproductive health rights

In Uganda, women living with HIV are experiencing sexual and reproductive health and rights violations in clinical settings. ...

Peer counseling vital to young people living with HIV

For young people living with HIV, adolescence can be extra challenging, because the universal hurdles of growing up are aggravated by the physical, so ...

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 yo ...

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 serv ...
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