Amplifying voices trough stories

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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Jing Guo is a social worker and a feminist from China. She moved to Wuhan in November 2019 and currently lives alone in Wuhan. In the advocacy of women’s rights, Jing Guo works on sexual harassment and gender discrimination at workplace.  In 2017, she launched the 074 Women’s Legal Hotline at workplace to provide legal… Read More »INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR…

Black Lives Matter: Our statement

We as Stories to Action reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement and release our statement in solidarity.  As Stories to Action we stand behind the Black Lives Matter movement and fight against all forms of racism and discrimination that happened in the past, are happening now, and will happen in the future in all… Read More »Black Lives Matter: Our…

Menstrual health Day: Changemakers’ Q&A

Today marks this year’s annual Menstrual Health Day. To celebrate this we are highlighting two changemakers  in the field of menstrual health – both on our instagram and in this mini-Q&A! We as Stories To Action, interviewed two amazing young women creating change on menstrual health in their communities and the world at large. Meet… Read More »Menstrual health Day: Changemakers’…

“Fear and anxiety is the new rhythm of my life”

Did we offend the universe and now it’s payback time? Why is the earth super angry with us? Is nature finally speaking to us? Well, we don’t know. The only thing we are certain about right now about the Coronavirus is that much is still uncertain. Evelyn Odhiambo, youth advocate for NAYA Kenya, spoke with… Read More »“Fear and anxiety is…

The effects of COVID-19 on abortion rights around the world

COVID-19 is affecting abortion rights around the globe. How? Stories to Action’s, Agnes Vinblad, highlights the impact. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all parts of society and all areas of healthcare, in every country. This means that the ongoing pandemic most definitely is having a serious impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and… Read More »The effects of COVID-19…

When home is not a safe haven

Youth Advocates play an incredibly important role in reaching young people in rural communities; during normal times, but especially now during the pandemic. They provide their peers with essential information, connect them to local service providers if possible, and collect stories and data to share with civil society organizations and government institutions.  Purity Nthiana, a… Read More »When home is not…
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Sexual and reproductive health and rights should not be neglected in COVID-19 response

In this long-read, Guo Yeuping, Core Member of China Youth Network (CYN) –  the largest youth-led volunteer organization in adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in China –   highlights the incredible role that young people have played in fighting for SRHR during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hello my dear friends, hope you and your… Read More »Sexual and reproductive health…

This is Her Story

Mamboleo, an award-winning Kenyan based a poet, share’s a poem touching upon the uncertainty and challenges girls are presented with due to COVID-19, but above all the hope that follows. Her Story   This is for all the human beings Not for the VIP or the MVP This is for you and me This is… Read More »This is Her Story

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