Key Areas of Interest
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Gender, Sustainable Development Goals.
Amit Timilsina is a sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) activist and has been advocating for SRHR for over 3 years locally, nationally and also at regional and international platforms. Over the years Amit has worked to gain expertise around issues including SRHR, HIV and AIDS, gender, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Amit is currently the President of YUWA, one of leading youth organization in Nepal. Amit has worked as an Assistant Program Officer in the field of SRHR working on the “I understand HIV” project with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. He has also worked as a Project Coordinator in “Peer Education on CSE” supported by the Asia Pacific Resource and Research Center for Women (ARROW) coordinating the Youth Activists Leadership Council.
Amit is currently a focal point with the “Right Here Right Now” (RHRN) international consortium for YUWA, coordinating 15 platform member organizations working in SRHR and HIV and AIDS. He has advocated at the national, regional and international levels, including at the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development where he delivered the opening statement on behalf of Asia Pacific youth. Amit is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Gender Studies.
Amit enjoys writing Nepalese poems, reading novels, and watching and playing games. He also loves travelling, trekking and serving society.