The Youth & ICPD partnership, a joint initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dance4life and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, organized a side event at the 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development. Over a hundred persons from UN agencies, country delegations, youth organizations and civil society gathered to discuss how youth participation can be further strengthened. As said by Lambert Grijns, the Dutch Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and...
We are very proud to announce that we are not alone at the CPD: all partner organizations of CHOICE are represented at the conference: YECE from Malawi, TaYa from Ethiopia, the YP Foundation from India, NAYA from Kenya, and ARI from Indonesia. Together we will stand stronger to get young people’s SRHR on the agenda!
Chisomo Chona (21) is Program Officer for the Unite For Body Rights program with CHOICE Youth Leadership partner YECE in Malawi. We spoke to her the afternoon before she left for the Commission on Population and Development at the United Nations in New York. Find out more about her drive to fight for young people’s SRHR and what she has to say to fellow advocates!
Anneloes Dijkman (24) started working as Program Officer Youth Leadership at the CHOICE office as of January this year. Some of you may already know her: she was Secretary of the General Board in 2012 and 2013. Now that she has assumed a new position within the organization, we decided to find more about Anneloes!