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My body, my rights – questions of consent

15 Aug 2016

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

16 Jul 2016

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

29 Apr 2016

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...

Tell us what you think!

29 Apr 2016

Tell us what you think!

Please take our two-minute survey to let us know how we can make this Youth Forum as useful as possible for young people dealing with SRHR issues. Just click here

Zimbabwe students fighting GBV on campus

28 Apr 2016

Zimbabwe students fighting GBV on campus

When female students at tertiary colleges and universities in Zimbabwe call for action against gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual harassment (SH) on campus, they need up-to-date statistics to back up their claims that thi...

Focus on young adolescents

25 Apr 2016

Focus on young adolescents

The Population Council is hosting a webinar to present research findings and recommendations on the needs of very young adolescents (age 10-14 years). In advance of Women Deliver 2016, the webinar provides and opportunit...

Let’s talk about sex!

06 Feb 2016

Let’s talk about sex!

Well that’s easier said than done, so to speak. Sometimes there are more questions than answers. For a start, talk to whom? Who can you trust? Who has accurate information? Who can you talk to without feeling embarrassed? W...