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More Than Just A Game

More Than Just A Game

By Jenn Warren, with reflections from Boitumelo Rakobo and Athiphila Sidondi In a region where youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services are incredibly hard to come by, underfunded and catered to adults, G...

Abortion – fact and fallacy

Abortion – fact and fallacy

SAYWHAT - Addressing societal attitudes towards termination of pregnancy There are many prevailing misconceptions about abortion, largely because the controversial nature of the subject makes many people unwilling to learn m...

Illegal abortion: through the eyes of a victim

Illegal abortion: through the eyes of a victim

Grace Mashingaidze SAYWHAT You are a young girl, aged 16. You have had unprotected sex and now you are pregnant with a child you are not prepared to look after. You are alone and terrified. How do you tell your parents wh...

Call for Applications World YWCA Internship Programme

Call for Applications World YWCA Internship Programme

Every year, the World YWCA offers two or more one-year internships and two short-term internships for young women from the movement who are passionate about women’s rights and global change. Watch the video above to learn...

The #HappyFlow Campaign

The #HappyFlow Campaign

#MyPeriodWon’tWait Do you remember your first period? Are your memories good or bad? A bloodstain on the clothes is every menstruating girl’s worst nightmare, and if you are a young girl growing up with no access to s...

My body, my rights – questions of consent

My body, my rights – questions of consent

#90DaysofCONSENT campaign launch When can young people consent to receive sexual reproductive health services (SRHS) without parental permission? It’s confusing and inconsistent – and it depends where you are. The age...

Make full SRHR for young women a priority

Make full SRHR for young women a priority

Young women in Sub-Saharan Africa need the full range of sexual and reproductive health care, writes Heather Boonstra, Director of Public Policy, Guttmacher Institute. As thousands of young people from around the world jo...

Red My Lips –  No To Violence

Red My Lips – No To Violence

Red My Lips is a non-profit organisation that uses red lipstick – and social media - to raise awareness about sexual violence, demonstrate support for survivors and combat victim-blaming around the world. The Red My Lips c...