Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Issues in Zimbabwe: Summary of findings from SAfAIDS Baseline Survey in Five Provinces
Investing In Young People Is Investing In The Future: Young Peole's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Issues in Zimbabwe: Summary of findings from SAfAIDS Baseline Survey in Five Provinces
A Sexual and Reproductive Health Success Story Youth Leading Youth: SAYWHAT Reclaiming Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young People in Zimbabwe’s Tertiary Institutions
A Sexual and Reproductive Health Success Story Youth Leading Youth: SAYWHAT Reclaiming Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young People in Zimbabwe’s Tertiary Institutions, SAfAIDS & SAYWHAT, 2011
Over the years, commendable initiatives have been undertaken by governments, funding partners and civil society organisations to address the challenges that confront young people in the region. These efforts have contributed towards raising awareness of the magnitude of challenges that young people face. However, the majority of these efforts have failed to transfer requisite knowledge and skills to enable young people to take the lead in addressing their own challenges. Evidence increasingly demonstrates that youth leadership and participation in problem identification, and in designing relevant interventions to address the identified challenges, can bring sustainable results. Youth empowerment lies at the centre of such initiatives and makes young people partners, and not beneficiaries, in interventions meant to benefit them. Students And Youths Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Zimbabwe, is a role model of an effective youth-led empowermentinitiative which demonstrates impressive levels of youth participation.
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