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Biography of Organization

Advocate For Youth is a youth-centered Non-Governmental Organization registered in Ghana since 2004. Our team consists of Social Scientists and Public Health scientists with a strong background and professional experience in promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Adolescent Health as well as preventing sexual violence and harmful practices against Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW).
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BACKGROUND TO THE 2019 EDITION OF THE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR SERIES

Health Indicators around adolescents (10 to 19 years old) and young people (15 to 24 years old), especially those of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) have consistently presented very worrying trends over the years. Meanwhile, a lasting solution to this trend has persistently continued to elude the Public Health Community (PHC) while the problems continue to surge, especially in developing countries like Uganda.
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BACKGROUND TO THE 2018 EDITION OF THE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR SERIES

Sexuality Education is an important subject in Uganda. In recognition of the need to raise more awareness on this subject, the Hon. Ministry of Education and Sports has recently launched the National Sexuality Education Framework, which provides guidelines on how Sexuality Education should be handled in schools. There is an urgent need to disseminate this information far and wide among the Secondary Education sub-population.
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