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4/30/2021 Learn More

Serving women and girls in Uganda’s Kyaka II camp, DaVision Group envisions a community in which young people can claim and fulfill their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). DaVision Group operates a learning center where displaced communities living in Kyaka II can receive family planning counseling, condoms, menstruation education, HIV awareness, and gender-based violence prevention. Founder Faridah Luanda shared her hope that young people in the refugee community will “become actors of changes that will be instrumental in reaching the objectives of the group [fulfilling] … young people’s access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health [and] rights in the refugee community.”

Davison representative speaks to a crowd of people seated around them in a circle.
3/8/2021 Learn More

This article was published in Kenya's Star Newspaper and linked to International Day of the Women. It celebrates the accomplishment of Kenya's Ministry of Health, passing their Menstrual Hygiene Management Policy and the Kenya Bureau of Standards passing the new reusable sanitary towel standard (KS 2925:2020).

3/1/2021 Learn More

The Youth Alliance for Reproductive Health, Democratic Republic of Congo is collective of Congolese youth dedicated to educating their peers about sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Established in December 2019 and based in Goma, YARH DRC primarily partners with schools to provide peer-to-peer SRH education. Community panels, workshops, and awareness-raising events ground YARH DRC’s work and complement their virtual programming offerings, which were adapted to meet youth’s SRH education needs during COVID-19 lockdowns.