Voices of young people on what the Banjul +10 celebration of 10 years of the African Youth Charter means for Africa as the continent struggles to harness the demographic dividend by investing in its young generation.
Rural based girls talked of a number of challenges ranging from misunderstandings with parents and guardians who wanted to take all decisions on their behalf. The girls were also confused at the treatment males in the community treated them.”Men should stop demeaning and abusing us”, was the cry of eight girls 15-24 that shared their experiences.
Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum Community Health Ambassadors entertain participants at the 4th Young Mothers Forum on Maternal and Child Health held at Naguru Teenage Center in partnership with AfriYAN Uganda and the Past Test Club Naguru Teenage Center.
UYAHF Community Health Ambassadors Entertain participants at the Young Mothers Forum on MNCH; Blending Entertainment with learning a reality for young people in taking the message home.
UYAHF, works towards amplifying the voices of young people on issues that affect their health and well-being, so duty bearers can hear and take action. At the Young Mothers Forum on Maternal Newborn and Child Health young mothers are provided with a free space to learn, dialogue, share experiences of maternal and child health and make recommendation and solution to improving access to Safe motherhood services for young women.
Voices of Yong people on improving access to safe motherhood services for young people. Shakila 22 years speaks about what she learnt from the Young Mothers Forum on Maternal and Child Health conducted by Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum