Today, nearly half the world's population under age 25, and the current generation of young people is the largest the world has ever seen. Still, many young people are unable to obtain the sexual and reproductive health information and services they need to live healthy and self-determined lives...Read more
Today, nearly half the world's population under age 25, and the current generation of young people is the largest the world has ever seen. Still, many young people are unable to obtain the sexual and reproductive health information and services they need to live healthy and self-determined lives...Read more
In a speech given at the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) in 2013, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet—who was the Executive Director of UN Women at the time—emphasized the connections between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive rights, and sustainable development. "Our goal...Read more
In a speech given at the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) in 2013, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet—who was the Executive Director of UN Women at the time—emphasized the connections between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive rights, and sustainable development. "Our goal...Read more
It’s time that young people were talked to and not talked about. It struck me even more clearly when I was a meeting of young activists in Hong Kong recently. A friend and colleague put it perfectly when he said that he was tired of filling a "tickbox quota"—sick of being chosen to speak simply...Read more
It’s time that young people were talked to and not talked about. It struck me even more clearly when I was a meeting of young activists in Hong Kong recently. A friend and colleague put it perfectly when he said that he was tired of filling a "tickbox quota"—sick of being chosen to speak simply...Read more
I just returned from Mexico, where I had the opportunity to witness the work of our Member Association, Mexfam. This was a particularly meaningful trip for me because these projects—focusing on reducing teen pregnancy in Mexico—were funded with a bequest from a member of our Rosa Cisneros Legacy...Read more
I just returned from Mexico, where I had the opportunity to witness the work of our Member Association, Mexfam. This was a particularly meaningful trip for me because these projects—focusing on reducing teen pregnancy in Mexico—were funded with a bequest from a member of our Rosa Cisneros Legacy...Read more
Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more
Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more