So What’s up in the Activists world on 10 DoA? Time for second volume of highlights.
I guess you already can feel the amazing energy the endless enthusiasm and might noticed the variety of activities , to get a hint of what we are talking about here is a snap shots of some of the countries activities:
Bulgaria: the Summer school in Kovachevci just Kicked off; Peer Educators worked together to create a song and a welcome for the trainees. Their aim was to present the role of the PE in an understandable way. Interviews and videos related to the topic of the day - “Youth activism” were made. The sustainable intergenerational dialogue initiated yesterday was carried on today with discussion of the common work and living rules. Young people shared their experience and plans for future activism.
Videos and interviews from the training were made which were related to intergenerational dialogue. During the whole training in Kovachevci, videos will be made about different topics related to the 10 DoA campaign. After the training a short movie will be presented . The materials for the short movie are created and gathered every day.
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Armenia is hitting the place with 3 Days training course on Sexual and reproductive health and rights in Eghegnadzor, one of the regions of Armenia. 20 young people were involved to learn more about STIs, SRH, Hygiene, Gender / sex issues, First sexual relationship, Unintended pregnancy, etc… The training course is designed for 16/23 aged target group. For the first day (2th-3th of July) we talked about Pregnancy, First sexual relationship, STIs, unintended pregnancy and abortion, hygiene, HIV/AIDS, PLWHIV aiming to Increase the knowledge of the youth in the regions of Armenia on the SRH issues, and broadening of the network by their future involvement Y-PEER Armenia.
Sudan is focusing on Social Media ; the hot topic in the world now for that a forum just started aiming to spot light on How the young people can use the social media to tell and inform their peers about their right on ASRH and Advocate for youth Health in general .
The forum was attended by 25 members from several NGOS members from Sudan at UNDP meeting hall .in Sudan /Khartoum .
The forum was promoted via Sudanese Newspapers and Sudan national radio and by the end of the forum participants made an action plan to make group .pages and account in the social media.
Yemen is rocking via street action and peer education sessions! With all the political situation in Yemen we are very impressed with the Activism taking place in Y-PEER Yemen !
Field training in which the Y-PEERs will be distributing themselves in the areas where the poverty is very high and talking with youths about the most important topics related to their needs and reproductive health and distribute brief books about reproductive health. And Related to the Screen messages it will be shown by youths in Al Khour all over the days and our message was “the early marriage before 18 years leads to early pregnancy before 20 years and prevent the mother form having her right form education and her social rights... early, late, and repeated pregnancy is not good for woman's health.
Kazakhstan: Peer education trainings conducted to young people in Interpress English School located in South Kazakhstan. Topics are SRHR, including HIV/AIDS prevention, and leadership which reached more than 50 young people
Social media got a huge space too through Tweet-Facebook-Y-vision Boom – online ; During the day more than 15 people in Kazakhstan were posting tweets in www.twitter.com, Facebook.com, y-vision.kz stating the facts and problems of SRHR of young people in Kazakhstan in Russian and Kazakh languages.
Y-PEER Kazakhstan Tweeter account posted facts on SRHR in Russian, Kazakh and English languages. This will help to highlight the importance of peer education in the current realities.
More and More news will be shared the upcoming days ; and if you want to know what is going on in your country check our calendar
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