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To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.
Daniel Otieno, Naya Kenya published by the Star Newspaper, 5th October 2017 image courtesy: 3.bp.blogspost.com One out of every 10 girls misses school during their periods, UNICEF data shows .This may extend to 15 days of absenteeism in a term. Challenges associated with sanitary pads include cost, fear caused by cultural myths and limited education onRead More
Michael Okun Oliech NAYA Youth Advocate, Kisumu The Daily Nation, 28th September 2017 image courtesy: www.tinzwei.com As Kenya joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Contraception Day on September 26th, a lot of women in the country are still faced with an unmet need for family planning .Women with unmet need are broadlyRead More
Michael Oliech, Naya Kenya, Youth Advocate, Kisumu County The Standard, October 2nd 2017 Many parents and teachers usually think that discussing sex with teenagers is a taboo and embarrassing, and has largely contributed to the rising cases of teenage pregnancy by encouraging promiscuity. We need to realize that talking openly about sex is not theRead More
Published by Daily nation on 09/28/2017. Courtesy: https://www.voanews.com Michael Okun Oliech, (Youth Advocate-Kisumu) As Kenya joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Contraception Day on September 26, a lot of women in the country are still faced with an unmet need for family planning. Women with unmet need are broadly defined as those whoRead More
By Robert Aseda, (Varaq) A few weeks ago, Donald Trump, the US president, in his usual style, made a very important public policy declaration on social media: the banning of transgender soldiers from American Army arguing that their inclusion somehow makes the US Army unfocused and disrupted from their main agenda. He further argued thatRead More