Category Archives: Youth Advocacy Institute

4th Youth Advocacy Refresher Institute Day Two

Day two started on a high note with all our wonderful Youth Champions from Nepal who had literally braved a storm to get to this workshop 🙂 We started with a quick recap and then Anika Habib showed us a … Continue reading

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The 4th Youth Advocacy Refresher Institute 2016

The 4th Youth Advocacy Refresher Institute started on Monday 28th March 2016. We started the day with some very rich sharing by the Youth Champions of their small grant project implementations. Priskila and Pasan from Sri Lanka shared findings from … Continue reading

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Understanding myself, my sexuality

Yashoda Dhaakal I am a young, enthusiastic graduate nurse. I have never known fully about issues of sex and gender and never considered them important. I never talked about it with my friends. I never thought that discovering the meaning … Continue reading

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What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the world calls a butterfly !

Similar mixed feelings as we reach the end of our Youth Advocacy Institute with the wonderful, enthusiastic, motivated Youth Champions from Nepal. We had sessions on communication and using social media led by Prabina and Smriti and then everyone settled … Continue reading

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Dancing our way to understanding our rights!

It’s a fun evening as we watch Patrick Swayze sizzling on the dance floor in Dirty Dancing. A regular mainstream film but we peeled off the layers and discussed the depictions of a young woman’s sexuality and the paternalistic controls, … Continue reading

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