Issue HIV & AIDS

The International AIDS Conference 2016: Looking Back

16 Sep - This blog post was written by youth advocate Anna Szczegielniak, a medical doctor from Poland and member of the Board of Directors of the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights. A failed attempt to translate meaningful youth participation from empty words to long awaited practice. The International AIDS Conference in Durban ended with the...

CONVOCATORIA: Relatos de experiencias de Mujeres jóvenes y niñas adolescentes con VIH

22 Oct - ENGLISH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS La Coalición de Jóvenes por los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos (Youth Coalition), en cooperación con la Red Global de Mujeres de Derechos Reproductivos (WGNRR), la Comunidad Internacional de Mujeres Viviendo con VIH (ICW) y miembros de la Campaña “More Than Our Status” (Más que Nuestro de Estatus), está dando la bienvenida...

Call for Submissions: Stories by and Experiences of Young Women and Adolescent Girls Living with HIV

30 Sep - Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR), in cooperation with Women Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WGNRR), the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) and members of the More Than Our Status Campaign, is welcoming young and passionate activists to raise awareness about the experiences of young women and girls living with...

The PACT Annual Strategy Meeting

28 Aug - Daniel Tobon Garcia is a Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights member from Colombia. He is an advocate for youth SRHR and a medical doctor. Daniel is a YCSRR representative on The PACT and attended their August 10-12 Annual Strategy Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. This blog post originally appeared on the ACT!2015 Blog. Two...

Share your voice and influence the HIV/AIDS response

27 Mar - At a time when the global community is focusing its attention on defining the development agenda for the next 15 years, the Joint United Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is working to update its 5-year strategy (2016-2021) and strengthen the “Fast Track” response to end the AIDS epidemic. This presents an important opportunity for young people...

UNFPA Launches 2011 State of the World Population Report

26 Oct - Today, the United Nations Population Fund released its annual State of the World Population Report. The Report highlights some of the opportunities and challenges facing the world population, which in just 6 days, will reach 7 billion people. This Report is timely as the international community faces rising concerns related to our environmental sustainability, economic...

UN High Level Meeting on AIDS and Youth Summit

05 Jul - HLM on AIDS Following up on our advocacy during the UN Civil Society Hearing on Universal Access in April, the Youth Coalition headed to the High Level Meeting (HLM) on AIDS in New York from June 8-10th. The HLM reviewed progress of the implementation of the 2001 Declaration of Commitment and the 2006 Political Declaration...

Youth Coalition on the Road to Universal Access

07 Apr - The Youth Coalition will be attending the upcoming Civil Society Hearing on Universal Access as part of the lead up to the United Nations General Assembly 2011 High Level Meeting on AIDS this June 2011 to review progress of the implementation of the 2001 Declaration of Commitment and the 2006 Political Declaration on HIV &...

Youth Coalition is ready for AIDS 2010!

07 Jul - The Youth Coalition is one of the core partners of the Vienna Youth Force and as such we are organizing many exciting events for the youth delegates of AIDS 2010. YC members will be facilitating workshops, leading sessions, speaking and moderating at different panels and advocating for human rights, health resources and harm reduction. About...

Global Fund Factsheet

13 May - The Global Fund to…what? A youth friendly factsheet to understand the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis Young people are very important stakeholders in the response to HIV and AIDS, nevertheless only a handful of young activists have participated at the highest levels of decision making, particularly in relation to funding and disbursement...

Factsheet on Youth and Universal Access 2010

20 Apr - In partnership with GYCA, UNFPA and the World AIDS Campaign, the Youth Coalition has developed a resource on universal access and youth: Towards the Finish Line: Youth and Universal Access 2010 Universal access is the global commitment to make HIV prevention, testing, treatment, care and support services available to all those in need. This commitment...

Factsheets from the Youth Coalition

- At the United Nations High Level Meeting on AIDS and HIV, the Youth Coalition released two factsheets: Young People and HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination addresses how stigma and discrimination affect young people, what has been achieved in past UNGASS meetings, the gap between commitments and reality, and what young people can do to take a...