Sexual and Reproductive Health Education Crucial for Eastern and Southern African Youth


For Lebogang Brenda Motsumi, 27, accessible sexual and reproductive health services would have changed her life. A passionate advocate for youth-friendly services and sexuality education, she has faced personal struggles with early pregnancy and is now living with HIV.

She gave her testimony at a high level government dialogue organized by UNESCO on the […]

19 July 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

World Health Day: Raising awareness of health issues in Viet Nam

From UN Volunteers

World Health Day is the birthday of the World Health Organization (WHO) and a day that is close to Emmanuel Eraly’s heart, as he has been involved in many campaigns to raise awareness of health issues in Viet Nam, where he worked for almost four years as a UNV intern and later as […]

12 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Join the global Twitter Chat for the launch of Millennium Development Goals Progress Report and Education & Health for Every Woman and Every Child

TODAY at 12 pm EST (New York Time), join the Twitter chat marking the launch of the final MDG Progress and the High-Level Oslo Summit on Education for Development. 

The Twitter chat will be an opportunity to join a conversation on progress in women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health under the MDGs and what’s next, as well as […]

6 July 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Global Chat: Youth, Malaria & Health MDGs

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27 April 2015|Envoy’s news|

Youth activists help adolescents beat the odds in remote Vanuatu

FIJI, South Pacific – When Bobby Shing’s grandmother died in 2001, it was a turning point. The musician from Aneityum, one of the most remote islands of Vanuatu, was just a child at the time, but he had already fallen into substance abuse. The loss of his grandmother made him realize he wanted to do […]

8 October 2014|News Stories|

Campaign on #MentalHealthMatters launched ahead of International Youth Day

11 June 2014|News for Youth, Opportunities for Youth|

‘Act to Protect': UN launches guide to preventing attacks against schools, hospitals

21 May 2014|News for Youth|

Regional Youth Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean opens in Quito, Ecuador

12 May 2014|Envoy’s news, News for Youth, News Stories|

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

18 February 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

Mapping a city’s risks, Haiti youth learn about health and technology

2 September 2013|Blog|