Traditional leaders: a crucial entry point for young people’s sexual and reproductive health

From UNFPA  Traditional leaders hold incredible power to realize young people’s sexual and reproductive health rights. Yet, many traditional communities in rural Swaziland have resisted public discussion of ‘taboo’ topics such as sexual-and gender-based violence and the HIV epidemic, especially regarding young people.   UNFPA’s Safeguard Young People Programme has been engaging traditional leaders in

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”We cannot give up the fight” to end child recruitment, says UNICEF chief

Via UN NEWS   21 February 2017 – Even though over the past 10 years, more than 65,000 children have been released from armed forces and armed groups, tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of 18 continue to be used in conflicts around the world, the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF)

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Egyptian Youth Speak their Minds in Essays: We Need Better Skills for More Jobs

Via World Bank In a country with high youth unemployment—such as Egypt—could it be that young people can develop new solutions? Can young, creative minds come up with new ideas that have never been considered or tested? Are young people themselves the answer to solving the unemployment challenge? Egyptian youth encounter a broad range of

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