IPPF/WHR Board of Directors member Jovana Ríos Cisnero is a shining example of how youth leadership is transforming our work in the region. Jovana first became involved with APLAFA, our local organization in Panama, as a volunteer at age 14 in an economically challenged part of the rural town of...Read more
IPPF/WHR Board of Directors member Jovana Ríos Cisnero is a shining example of how youth leadership is transforming our work in the region. Jovana first became involved with APLAFA, our local organization in Panama, as a volunteer at age 14 in an economically challenged part of the rural town of...Read more
In honor of International Youth Day, and knowing that sexuality is a significant component in the development of adolescents and youth, I would like to recognize the achievements and experiences of PLAFAM Goes to Your School—a youth program in the Civil Association of Family Planning (PLAFAM) in...Read more
In honor of International Youth Day, and knowing that sexuality is a significant component in the development of adolescents and youth, I would like to recognize the achievements and experiences of PLAFAM Goes to Your School—a youth program in the Civil Association of Family Planning (PLAFAM) in...Read more
It was the summer of 2014 that I signed up to be a part of the Youth Advocacy Movement (YAM). I was a camp teacher at the time and the Youth Development Officer came to do a presentation on puberty and self-esteem. Through this discussion came the topic of YAM, the youth branch of the Barbados...Read more
It was the summer of 2014 that I signed up to be a part of the Youth Advocacy Movement (YAM). I was a camp teacher at the time and the Youth Development Officer came to do a presentation on puberty and self-esteem. Through this discussion came the topic of YAM, the youth branch of the Barbados...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
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