Road to Empowerment

Big sister Njambi, not her real name, 24, explains how the SAFIRE programme in Kiambu, is helping to change girls’ and young women lives: “We use sessions because it attracts girls and young women. Once they mobilize, we talk to them about sexual reproductive health and responsible sexual behavior,” she says. “We have seen the …

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The challenges of the African child

Access and utilization of Youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health is still a big challenge for the youth, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite the global treaties on adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health and rights, access to and application of these services among the youth/adolescents remain unsatisfactory in low and middle-income countries which is a substantial barrier …

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Engaging young people in ASRHR programming

Adolescent sexual reproductive health advocacy and programming has gained traction in recent years.  Sustainable Development Goal 3 aims to ensure universal access to SRH services by 2030, including FP, information and education, and the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programs. In addition, adolescents have now been included in the World Health Organization’s …

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