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This booklet is for young people living with HIV who want to be involved in advocacy. The booklet asks some important questions about why you want to be an advocate, and the issues that you care about. It offers suggestions for ways to get involved, top tips for your work, as well as some words of inspiration from famous people.
In the strategic plan you will find detailed information on the strategic development process. Throughout the strategic plan development process Youth LEAD has been able to identify five key priorities that address the needs of YKPs and AKPs. Additionally, you will see in this report how Youth LEAD’s efforts will align with other global strategies, with the Sustainable Development Goals, The Global Fund and UNAIDS priorities.
Keywords: young people, social stigma, discrimination, violence
Globally, half of students aged 13–15 experience peer-to-peer violence in and around school. This violence has short-term effects on their educational achievement and leaves a long-term impression on their futures. This report outlines the prevalence of violence in and around schools and highlights students’, partners’ and UNICEF efforts to #Endviolence in schools
This study reviews progress in six Asia-Pacific countries towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals 3.7 and 3.8 on Universal Health Coverage for all and access to sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning.
This document provides an overview of the latest available UNAIDS data on youth and HIV, including new indicators reported for the first time on consent requirements to access services, access to CSE, and youth participation in the HIV response. It also provides an explanation of youth participation through the three-lens approach, engaging youth as beneficiaries, partners and leaders, adapted to the HIV response, as a recommendation for policy-makers, programmers, implementers and other stakeholders to strive for better and greater youth participation, fulfil the commitments in the 2016 Political Declaration, and end AIDS by 2030.
This report presents the most current data on four specific forms of violence – violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early childhood; violence at school; violent deaths among adolescents; and sexual violence in childhood and adolescence. The statistics reveal that children experience violence across all stages of childhood, in diverse settings, and often at the hands of the trusted individuals with whom they interact daily. The report concludes with specific national actions and strategies that UNICEF has embraced to prevent and respond to violence against children.
UNICEF has long been at the heart of global efforts to put the HIV epidemic into an irreversible and rapid retreat. Under the Strategic Plan for 2018–2021, UNICEF will continue to align its HIV-related commitments to global goals and targets detailed in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the Political Declaration agreed to at the June 2016 United Nations High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS; the Fast Track Strategy to End AIDS developed and championed by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); the United Nations Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016–2030...
This documentation was produced by Youth LEAD, The Regional Network of Young Key Population in Asia and Pacific as a showcase of our support and interventions to Young Key Populations from Indonesia, Pakistan and Vietnam who applied the Global Fund funding request as the first window applicants beginning from late 2016 to early 2017. It will examine Youth LEAD’s technical support to the country partners to encourage young key population capacity and involvement in the Global Fund country processes. These three countries selected as the case studies also received Youth LEAD direct grants under the GF-CRG Special Initiative grant via Robert Carr Network Fund between 2016-2017.
This Guidance is a milestone for translating the Global Strategy into action. It provides a wealth of information to policy-makers, practitioners, researchers, educators, donors, and civil society organizations – including the most up-to-date data on the major disease and injury burdens that affect adolescents. It supports the implementation of the Global Strategy by providing the comprehensive information that countries need to decide what to do for adolescent health, and how to do it. It builds on on-going efforts to ensure that adolescents can Survive, Thrive and are in a position to Transform the societies in which they live.
The 2017 Pakistan National Human Development Report (NHDR) focuses on the country’s youth as a critical force for shaping human development in the country. This Report covers three drivers of youth empowerment – education, employment and engagement – with the objective of informing public policy discourse and improving the policy landscape for young people.