ACSHR conference and pre-conference programmes

The 8th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights (ACSHR) brings together young women and youth serving and leading organizations, sexual health and rights experts, population and development experts, researchers and civil society organizations with representatives of the African Union Commission,  the United Nations, government officials and parliamentarians, business people and other stakeholders. It aims to  contribute Innovative ideas and effective actions to ensure a sexually healthy Africa.

Conference objectives are:

  • To pubicise and sensitise participants on the AU Conventions, Instruments, Protocols and Policies to advance adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights;
  • To facilitate knowledge sharing on best practices in policy, programming and new innovations contributing to improved sexual and reproductive health;
  • To create platforms for inter/multi-country/sectorial networking among stakeholders;
  • To propose actions to promote women’s and adolescent’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in the implementation of ICPD Beyond 2014, Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, the 2017 AU Roadmap for the Demographic Dividend and Agenda 2063, through investment in empowerment, education and employment.

Find the conference programmes below.