Category Archives: Youth Corner

We don’t hate men – by an Anonymous woman from DRUK-YISA, Bhutan

DRUK- YISA, our Country Advocacy Network from Bhutan, with Sherubtse College (the oldest college in Bhutan) organized programs to celebrate the International Women’s Day. Amidst celebrating how far the women’s rights movement has come, they also discussed several issues that … Continue reading

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The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

– By Neelam Punjani, Youth Champion Pakistan I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to participate in the 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations as a Youth Delegate. It was a truly transformative experience. … Continue reading

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Debating Right from Wrong: What are Medical Morals?

– Shreeya Mashelkar, Youth Champion, India How do we decide what’s wrong and what’s right? Every time we read a piece of news in the daily newspaper, or hear opposing views in an argument, we make up our mind as … Continue reading

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Removing Abortion Stigma among Young People

Rupesh Thapa, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal Coming close on the heels of his participation in YCAN’s Youth Advocacy Institute, and a broader, sectoral push to include adolescents in the conversations on SRHR, Rupesh reflects on the impact that a lack of … Continue reading

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Power to Rape

Shristi Mainali, ASAP Youth Champion, Nepal The recent “Me Too” campaign reminded me of an incident which took place a few months back in Birgunj. It was such a refreshing morning; a friend of mine and I were pretty excited … Continue reading

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