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7/18/2021 Learn More

The article unravels the importance of sexuality education for young people as a means towards building their capabilities and contributing to the actualization of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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7/8/2021 Learn More

This blog covers the multi-sectoral process undertaken to create the Newborn Roadmap and reflects on the value of creating the IAWG Newborn initiative, as well as recent activities and progress made by the multi-agency partnership. The blog ends with a call to action to President Kaljulaid and other global stakeholders to work with IAWG, the INI, and partners to build upon the agenda that has been prioritized in the Roadmap, to elevate the importance of working within humanitarian settings, and to advance the work already undertaken/promoted by many of us.

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6/29/2021 Learn More

For over a decade, Resilience Action International (RAI) has been transforming the lives of refugee youth. “Our mission is to empower refugee youth to live to their full potential by increasing opportunities for education, productive livelihoods, and access to reproductive health services,” said Director of Programs Uwezo Ramadhani. To provide continued SRH education amid the COVID-19 pandemic, RAI piloted a podcast series designed to meet refugee youth where they were. This series is part of RAI’s broader approach to exploring virtual SRH education opportunities for young, displaced people living in northern Kenya and Tanzania.

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6/29/2021 Learn More

This documentary shares insights and lived experiences of variant forms of violence among lesbian, bisexual, and queer young people in Botswana. Narrating the nuances, determinants, and realities in the country considered to be the fourth-most unequal by Gini-coefficient and second-highest reported rape incidents per capita.