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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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Millions of young people will lack access to birth control due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Back during “normal” times — before the world became engulfed in the COVID-19 pandemic — there were an estimated 23 million sexually active adolescents (15-19 years old) in developing regions who did not have access to modern contraception according to Guttmacher Institute. A lot of these young people were relying on traditional methods such as… Read More »Millions of young people…
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Kenya: COVID-19’s Impact On Young People’s Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Dollarman Fatinato,  a youth advocate in Kenya, reflects on COVID-19’s impact on youth and on the civil society efforts aimed to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights in his country. After reporting the first case of coronavirus ( Covid-19) in Kenya, drastic changes were incorporated as a measure to combat the spread of the… Read More »Kenya: COVID-19’s Impact On…
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Interview with The African Union Youth Envoy

Aya Chebbi, the first-ever AU Youth Envoy and youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet, is working hard to gather and amplify youth voices from all over the African continent. In collaboration with the African CDC, she has so far convened over 200 youth leaders from 40 countries during 11 online consultations. To… Read More »Interview with The African…
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Unlocking a Youth Force in the Lockdown:

A narrative of how UNYPA’s Ambassadors Have Demonstrated Tenacity to Fight HIV during the COVID19 Pandemic. When Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (UNYPA) chose the theme “Changing The Narrative” for their works this year, there was little anticipation of how right they could have been. The phrase, which is backed by the… Read More »Unlocking a Youth Force…
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Amplifying youth voices on SRHR during COVID-19

We are living in unprecedented times and with this comes the risk of the most vulnerable being left in the dark, their voices unheard. We, young people, are one of the groups who are at the top of this list.  Our team reflects on Stories To Action and why we need you! We are living… Read More »Amplifying youth voices on…
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PROTECT OUR GIRLS AND WOMEN DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Commentary by our very own, Lamek Nyabuga, on women and girls’  safety and what it takes to prevent gender-based violence during COVID-19 Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is disrupting the whole universe and now business is taking a different dimension. From work to school, people have to adjust to a new way of life. With regards to… Read More »PROTECT OUR GIRLS AND…

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