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By Maryanne W. Waweru Every year, the IPPF Africa Regional Office (IPPF ARO) welcomes interns through its Youth Internship Programme. The youth internship programme is aimed at promoting adolescents and young people as key agents for social change through leadership ...
By Maryanne W. Waweru Freetown, Sierra Leone – Early one morning as 31-year-old Fatama Kamara performed her regular chores in the house, she momentarily stopped to listen to an announcement blazing though a loudspeaker in her neighborhood. It was an ...
Tewodros Kassa is a 27-year-old journalist from Ethiopia, currently a reporter with the Ethiopian Herald. A holder of a BA degree in journalism and communications, Tewodros chose health journalism as his specialty. In this article, he shares his experiences as ...
Bukulu Abubaker is a 25-year-old Population Studies graduate from Makerere University in Uganda. He has been a volunteer with Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) for three years now, participating in hundreds of community mobilization activities. In this post, Bukulu talks about ...
When COVID-19 lockdown measures were put in place in Mozambique due to COVID-19, it led to great challenges, among them people’s difficult access to health facilities where they would receive sexual reproductive health (SRH) services and related information. To continue ...
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, young people in South Sudan through the Youth Action Movement (YAM) have resorted to conducting road shows to disseminate SRHR and COVID-19 information. The roadshow campaign is done around market centers in Juba, for three ...
The IPPF-led Women’s Integrated Sexual Health, W2A programme, under the banner ‘Leave No One Behind’ offers quality integrated and inclusive family planning/sexual reproductive health (FP/SRH) services to marginalized and hard to reach populations such as the poor, youth under 20 ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great disruptions in health systems and services. This has affected people’s access to basic services, including those around sexual and reproductive health (SRH). The most affected are those who already experience marked health inequities under ...
Aujourd'hui, nous nous joignons au reste du monde pour marquer la journée internationale de la jeunesse sous le thème «l’engagement des jeunes pour une action mondiale». Nous avons demandé aux membres du mouvement d’action des jeunes (YAM), qui est la ...
Aujourd'hui, nous nous joignons au reste du monde pour marquer la journée internationale de la jeunesse sous le thème «l’engagement des jeunes pour une action mondiale». Nous avons demandé aux membres du mouvement d’action des jeunes (YAM), qui est la ...