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Meaningful Youth Participation Statement HRC46
Statement by CHOICE on Meaningful Youth Participation at the Human Rights Council and within the UN Human Rights MechanismsREAD
Joint Statement on Human Rights Defenders
46th Human Rights Council Session
Interactive Dialogue with the UN SR on Human Rights Defenders
Joint Statement by Stichting CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, ILGA World, Arrow and RutgersREAD
International Women’s Day 2021: the Future of Young Female Leadership
This International Women's Day 2021, our Youth Ambassador spoke to two young female entrepreneurs from Nigeria and Jordan about what it means to be a young trailblazer in their fields. Because while business has come far in terms of gender equality, it also has a long way to go. Click to read the entire interview.READ
Politieke Sekswijzer biedt jongeren inzicht in keuzes over seks en seksualiteit
Seks, relaties en intimiteit zijn belangrijk én politiek.READ
Respect bodily autonomy by eradicating the mandatory waiting time period in abortion procedures!
One out of five women* in the Netherlands experiences an unintended pregnancy during their lifetime.READ
APPOINTMENT NEW YOUTH AMBASSADOR SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS, GENDER EQUALITY AND BODILY AUTONOMY
CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, in partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is very excited to announce the appointment of the new Youth Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, 2020-2021, Lisa de Pagter! At the same time, we want to take this moment to briefly look back at a successful term of the former Youth Ambassador, Justine van de Beek.READ
The impact of Covid-19 on the transgender community
The corona measures have enormous consequences for the transgender community, both physically and emotionally. In this article, SPRINT tried to map this problem by transforming personal experiences, true stories and facts into a diary story from the perspective of a fictional character.READ
SOGI Statement at the Human Rights Council
Last week one of our esteemed Youth Advocates, as part of the Right Here Right Now programme, delivered this statement to the UN Human Rights Council and the Independent Expert on SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity). The statement was addressing the Expert’s report on Conversion Therapy; a harmful practice that aims to ‘change’ the sexuality of someone (but in practice causes severe mental, physical, and social distress). We were pleased with the opportunity to address the Human Rights Council on this issue, as conversion therapy predominantly targets young people. See our report on Conversion Therapy here.READ
Meet Lindsay our new Executive Director!
Watch our video to get to know our new Executive Director Lindsay VogelzangREAD
All young people worldwide should be able to explore, experience and express their sexualities in healthy, pleasurable and safe ways.