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We are excited to share with you stories of young people from across the globe! These stories offer unique, diverse and eye-opening reflections on how COVID-19 is impacting young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. Enjoy!

Featured Stories in writing

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DaastanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner: You are Enough

You are enough by author Hadia Tariq is one of six winning stories of the  #WeToo competition, a collaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Sarah was startled by Ali’s loud voice as he pushed her aside. He was carrying a… Read More »DaastanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner:…
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DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner: I Died and No One Noticed

I Died and No One Even Noticed ​by author Obien Mayo is inspired by the theme silence. This story is one of six winning stories of the  #WeToo competition, a collaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights.  I Died and… Read More »DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner:…
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DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner: The Realm That Should Not Exist

The Realm That Should Not Exist by author  Jovera Shakeel is inspired by the theme silence. This story is one of six winning stories of the  #WeToo competition, a collaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights.  The Realm That Should… Read More »DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner:…
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DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner: The Jirga

The Jirga by author Khawar Latif is inspired by the theme silence. This story is one of six winning stories of the  #WeToo competition, a collaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights.  The Jirga The child was seen only at night.… Read More »DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner:…
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DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner: It

It by author Muhammad Ali is inspired by the theme consent. This story is one of six winning stories of the  #WeToo competition, a collaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights.  IT Arham got to know that he was “it”… Read More »DastaanxStoriestoAction Story Writing Winner:…
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Fighting Period Poverty in a Pandemic

Raquel Daniel , founder of Beyond the Classroom Foundation, highlights how her foundation is dedicated to ending period poverty- especially now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting women and girls in Nigeria. In times of crisis, the reproductive health and rights of women and girls are often neglected and, worse, threatened. The COVID-… Read More »Fighting Period Poverty in…
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Amid the Corona Outbreak, Telemedicine Abortion Remains the Only Hope for Women

Hazal Atay, a seasoned activist and expert working on abortion and SRHR, writes about the threats that women face in accessing their fundamental right to abortion throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights why telemedicine offers a solution for many. “I called all the clinics and hospitals, noone wants to help me. They tell me to… Read More »Amid the Corona Outbreak,…
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Meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of women in Nepal

Women’s needs in Nepal have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. Sabina Pokhrel, a fervent activist and changemaker, comments on the challenges and situations that women are facing.  “We have received 6-7 calls for the rescue of women who have had abortions in this lockdown. However, abortion doesn’t fall under the category of women we rescue.”… Read More »Meeting the sexual and…

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