News and Blogs
CHOICE's latest toolkit is out!
We are happy to announce the launch of our collaborative effort with Plan International: A Toolkit for ''Young People as Equal Partners." This toolkit is designed to empower young changemakers like you (!) who are eager to collaborate with established NGOs and amplify their impact in communities worldwide.READ
CHOICE Explores the EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights!
In December CHOICE was invited to attend the EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights, our Advocacy Coordinator, Veerle Dams, explains what it is and what went down, and what it was like as a young person attending!READ
Release of the ''Youth For SRHR'' Report
Release of the "Youth for SRHR Change" recommendations report, urging the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invest in youth, integrate SRHR into all foreign policies, and support inclusive comprehensive sexuality education, reflecting the voices and perspectives of young people.READ
CHOICE Denounces the Violence in Gaza
CHOICE Denounces the Violence in Gaza - read our press release on the situation in Gaza here.READ
CSW68 Statement on Youth-Friendly Funding
CHOICE, along with 17 organisations & 5 independent activists, has written a statement for CSW68 on the importance of youth-friendly funding, with recommendations for the agreed conclusions.READ
Choice Reiterates Unwavering Commitment to Safe Abortion and Bodily Autonomy
On International Safe Abortion Day, Choice reaffirms its commitment to bodily autonomy, advocating for complete decriminalization of abortion, universal access to safe, legal abortions, and support for self-managed abortions. In the Netherlands, a citizens' initiative, backed by the Free Choice Coalition, seeks to remove abortion from the Criminal Code, citing unnecessary complications, hindrance to progress, and perpetuation of shame and taboo as reasons for change, with a critical opportunity in the upcoming House of Representatives elections.READ
Making the CHOICE for Pleasure
CHOICE has signed on to endorse the pleasure principles! Check out this article detailing our pleasure work so far and why pleasure-based SRHR is so important to us!READ
Statement at HR53: Discrimination Against Women and Girls
Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Discrimination Against Women: Statement by CHOICEREAD
Statement at HRC53: Right to Health
Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to health
Youth joy at the UN - Giggling through the Human Rights Council
CHOICE Youth Advocate, Lisa Philippo, reflects how, during CHOICE's recent engagement in the Human Rights Council, finding moments of joy for youth is an important part of youth advocacy.READ
All young people worldwide should be able to explore, experience and express their sexualities in healthy, pleasurable and safe ways.