No #CSE without Menstrual Health Hygiene

Call to Action: for ESA countries to accelerate the implementation of laws and policies on menstrual hygiene to end “period poverty” The #YouthPower Driving #ESA network urgently calls on the responsible governments in Sub-Saharan Africa to prioritise menstrual hygiene for Adolescent girls and young women. The stark reality is that many school-going young girls miss …

Justine’s Story

Peer to Peer education saving up young lives in Tanzania Justine is a young change maker from Kyela District impacting change through peer education where he facilitates sessions in five (5) villages in Mwaya ward in Mbeya Region. Recurring incidents of abuse, assault and misconduct carried out by juvenile in conflict with the law has …

Youth Power in 2022

No one else knows more about youth issues and how to solve them than young people themselves. We are the experts. – Mialy, 24, Youth Researcher from Madagascar The world continues to face unique challenges. From climate change and economic inequality to political upheaval and social injustice, the world is changing. Young people are at …

Agness’s Story

“I facilitate football drills lessons in community football teams to share sexual health information with young people.” Agness Malunga, 22, is a football player who plays for a youth football team in Katuba, a rural community in Mkushi District, Central Province, Zambia. Growing up, Agness always played football – a male-dominated game in her village. …

SHE SOARS PROJECT LAUNCHED

Improving the sexual health and rights of women and girls in Zambia Restless Development Zambia and partners CARE Zambia have launched The SHE SOARS project which advances Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and Economic Empowerment! Speaking at the Launch of the SHE-SOARS which was attended by His Royal Highnesses Chief Madzimawe and Chief Zingalume …

SHE SOARS project launched

Improving the sexual health and rights of women and girls in Uganda. The government of Uganda through the Commissioner Reproductive Health at Ministry of Health has committed to working closely with Sexual and reproductive Health and Economic empowerment (SHE) Supporting Out-of-school Adolescent girls’ Rights and Skills (SOARS) project with the implementing partners. SHE SOARS will …