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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!

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“I do not feel safe” – Why we are defending Polish Women’s Freedom of Choice in 2020

This newly-implemented law has been claimed to protect human life “from the moment of conception to the moment of natural death” (Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski, October 22, 2020). But how can you say that you are a defender of human life when you deprive half the population of the right to health and dignity? Image by… Read More »“I do not feel…
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Good news: Abortion through telemedicine in Colombia

”I was unemployed, had no health insurance and I was in no position to raise a baby”, says an anonymous young woman in the UK. Imagine not being able to access Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services. Imagine the fear, the stigma, and the resulting risks you will take to terminate your unintended pregnancy. During… Read More »Good news: Abortion through…
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DastaanxStoriestoAction Feature Piece: Roshni

Roshni by author  Rameen Shahzad is inspired by the theme silence.This story is an additional featured piece of the  #WeToo competition, acollaboration between Stories To Action and Dastaan, where young people shared inspired by COVID-19’s impact on sexual and reproductive health andrights.  Roshni The shrilling sound of the doorbell woke me up from my slumber.… Read More »DastaanxStoriestoAction Feature Piece: Roshni
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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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