#Y4CARMMA (CARMMA, the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa) will be running from 2013-2014. The campaign aims to promote and channel youth engagement in the implementation of the campaign, with the support of both UNFPA Africa Regional Office and the African Union Department of Social Affairs (which manages CARMMA).
CARMMA emphasizes the reduction of maternal and child mortality, plus renewed commitments to HIV prevention among young people. Show your support by following the #Y4CARMMA Campaign:
- Visit the Website - www.y4carmma.org
- Like the Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/Youth4CARMMA
- Follow Y4CARMMA on Twitter - https://twitter.com/Y4CARMMA
- Follow the group on Google Plus - @Y4CARMMA on Google+
Adolescent Job Aid
Information for adolescents and their parents on important health and development issues, Includes messages for young people. View (World Health Organization, 2010)
African Youth Charter
The African Youth Charter provides a strategic framework for youth empowerment and development activities at the continental, regional and national levels across Africa. It addresses key issues affecting youth, including employment, sustainable livelihoods, education, skills development, health, youth participation, national youth policy, peace and security, law enforcement, youth in the Diaspora and youth with disabilities.
UNFPA supports the work of the African Youth and Adolescent on Population and Development (AfriYAN). Since its inception in December 2005, AfriYAN has been an instrumental and active participant in influencing governments to strengthen their response to addressing issues of young people and ensuring universal access to SRH services and programmes.
Comprehensive Reproductive Health and Family Planning Training Curriculum Module 16: Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents
Comprehensive Reproductive Health and Family Planning Training Curriculum Module 16: Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents (Pathfinder, 2004). This module includes sections to sensitize providers to the needs of adolescents and to prepare them to offer reproductive health services in a way that is youth-friendly.
HIV Counselling and Testing for Youth: A Manual for Providers
HIV Counselling and Testing for Youth: A Manual for Providers (FHI360/YouthNet, 2004, updated 2007) includes information about ensuring services are youth friendly, and communicating with young people.
IYWG Answer the Call Campaign
Sponsored by the Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG), this campaign was launched at the 2011 International Conference in Family Planning. The messages you find on these pages were written by professionals and practitioners working in the field of youth sexual and reproductive health, youth advocates, and by young people themselves. Messages written by young people are available on the campaign site, on the “Share the Message” page and posters sharing the messages are available for download.
Shuga: Love, Sex, Money
The award-winning television show Shuga: Love, Sex, Money has hit the airwaves in its new radio format in six countries: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa and Tanzania.
In 12 eight-minute episodes, Shuga Radio provides a raw and uncut view of the lives of a group of four young fictional characters aged 15-24 years. The series tells a story about their choices, dreams, friendships, challenges and triumphs in a world where HIV and AIDS are an ever-present threat. More
Radio stations airing Shuga: Love, Sex, Money
The keys to youth-friendly services
What are the key elements for 'unlocking' access to sexual and reproductive health services for young people? View