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2017 Call for New Members

14 Feb - Update: The 2017 application period is now closed. Please sign up for YC News for the latest updates on our membership process. The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is an international organization of young people (ages 18-29 years) committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights at the...

In Memory of Agniva Lahiri

07 Nov - It is with sad hearts that we share the news of the passing of former Youth Coalition member Agniva Lahiri. Agniva was a prominent LGBT and HIV and AIDS activist from Kolkata, who advocated for the rights of the transgender community. She was also the founder of “People Like Us” (PLUS), an NGO that helped...

AGORA 2016: Europe needs feminism, still and always!

12 Oct - This blog post was written by Youth Coalition member Hazal Atay. Hazal is a Turkish feminist studying and working in the field of sexual and reproductive rights. She is currently finalizing her master’s thesis on women’s political participation in Turkey at Paris EHESS and working with Women on Web.  Coming from the ancient Greek tradition...

YCSRR is Hiring an Executive Coordinator

15 Apr - The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is an international organization of young people (ages 18-29 years) committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights at the national, regional and international levels. We are students, researchers, lawyers, health care professionals, educators, development workers, and most importantly, we are all dedicated activists....

2016 Call for Applications for New Members

07 Dec - Update: The 2016 application period is now closed. Please sign up for YC News for the latest updates on our membership process. The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is an international organization of young people (ages 18-29 years) committed to promoting adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights at the national, regional...

Regional Conference: “Promoting Health and Rights, Reducing Inequalities” in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

04 Jun - This blog post was written by YCSRR member *Evdokia Romanova of Russia. Evdokia attended the EECA Youth Voice Advocacy Training with other youth advocates from the region before taking part in the UNFPA regional conference from May 27-29, 2015 on the topic of advancing sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in the region through...

YCSRR’s Office is moving (down the street)!

07 Apr - After three years in our current Ottawa, Canada office YCSRR has decided to move our office. But we aren’t going far! Our new office is located just three blocks closer to Parliament Hill in a co-working space called the HUB Ottawa. YCSRR is excited about moving to a new, creative, social space that will give us the...

YCSRR is hiring a Programs and Communication Officer

03 Dec - About The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) is a non-governmental organization comprising of young people (ages 15-30 years) who promote the sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) of young people at the international and regional levels. The YCSRR’s mission is to ensure the sexual and reproductive rights of all young people are respected,...

Theater as a tool for supporting advocacy

02 Dec - This post was originally posted by EECA Youth Voice Campaign. Author: YCSRR member Evdokia Romanova Can theater serve as a tool for advocacy? Yes, it can. The history of applied theater has many examples where sexual and reproductive rights social activists for have used theater as a weapon for liberation and as a tool for raising awareness in...

Statement at the Launch of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 2014 State of World Population Report

18 Nov - Launch of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 2014 State of World Population Report Statement Jean Ketterling, Executive Coordinator of Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 My name is Jean Ketterling, and I am a sexual health educator and activist. I am also the Executive Coordinator of Youth Coalition...