News and Blogs
2018 in review
2018 was one of our best years to date - we brought young people together, build their capacity and opened up spaces to them, all to have young voices heard!READ
NEW PUBLICATION: Youth & HIV
About one third of all new HIV infections globally occur among adolescents and young people between the ages 15 and 24.READ
ADVOCATING FOR INTEGRATED HIV AND SRHR SERVICES AT THE UN
CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, conducted research into young people’s experiences with integrated SRHR and HIV services, capturing the experiences of youth-led organisations working in SRHR programmes in 11 countries across Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia. 480 young people between the ages 12 to 30 shared their experiences with STI/HIV testing services. The findings were devastating. In many countries young people, diverse in their identities and situations, face significant barriers in accessing SRH and HIV services.READ
Exxposing reality: sex work is work
We believe sex work is work. As an organization, CHOICE stands with sex workers in their struggle for decriminalization.READ
Climate Change and SRHR: What’s the Narrative?
Katelynn Frawley conducted research for CHOICE on the narratives that NGOs are using to present the interlinkages of climate change and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Read her blog to find out how we can do justice for women and girls in the face of climate change through sexual and reproductive rights.READ
Post-CSW: Recommendations to the Netherlands for Gender Equality
The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a United Nations commission that takes place in March in New York every year, to negotiate a new document towards the advancement of gender equality worldwide. As every year, CHOICE youth advocates attended the CSW to lobby on behalf of Dutch women and girls. This year, the priority theme was “social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.”READ
The Future is Female (and Sexually Active)
This International Women's Day, we want to share why Women's Marches as spaces are so integral to the cause of SRHR and for the amplification of youth voices...READ
Happy Valentine's (and Condoms) Day!
14th of February. The day of love, affection and... condoms.READ
8 Recommendations on Refugees SRHR in Europe
Refugees in Europe urgently need sexual and reproductive healthcare rights. These are our 8 recommendations to make this happen.READ
Bigger and Better: The key Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Events in 2019!
Heading into 2019, you will no doubt be filled with new resolutions and fresh spirits for the coming 365 days! We have summed up some of the key events, activities, conferences and summits during the year for you to follow and engage in.READ
All young people worldwide should be able to explore, experience and express their sexualities in healthy, pleasurable and safe ways.