The Eastern and Southern African (ESA) region has one of the highest adolescent fertility rates in the world, at 102 per 1,000 live births. Many of these early pregnancies are not planned, as evidenced by the high rate of unintended pregnancy in Africa at 89 per 1,000 overall and 112 per 1,000 in Eastern Africa, resulting in an estimated 21.6 million unintended pregnancies per year.
The Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR) is a biennial gathering of civil society, young people, academia, government, media, private sector, and development partners from the region concerned about sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The first APCRSHR was organized in 2001 in Manila and the succeeding eight conferences were hosted by...
Congratulations, you won a grant! Now what? What are some things you can do to help obtain follow on or new funding?
In Part II of this webinar series for youth-led organizations, we will explore suggested next steps after winning a grant, and how you might be able to use that initial grant to leverage more grants.
Source: Health Communication Capacity Collaborative. (2017). The FP INFOcus Guide: A ‘For Youth, By Youth’ Approach to Using Digital Storytelling to Share Family Planning Information. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) created the FP INFOcus Guide, to encourage young sexual and reproductive health champions to come together to create and promote short videos that share contraceptive knowledge and model key skills – all using their mobile phones. The Guide promotes the use of participatory video and mobile first approaches for young sexual and reproductive...
International Planned Parenthood Federation's (IPPF) Youth Messaging Checklist. Dos and Don’ts in Information, Education and Communication Materials summarizes key messages and language,
along with tips on images, design and development that can guide the production of new IEC materials. It can also be used as a tool to assess the quality of existing IEC materials.