Documenting and sharing experiences is crucial to advancing adolescent sexual and reproductive health programming and policy. An effective sharing of best practices can help organisations to identify and replace poor practices, save costs through better productivity and efficiency, and improve services.
The Y2Y programme has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experiences, which have the potential to be replicated and to serve as a model for generating initiatives elsewhere.
In the following pages you will find a selection of Y2Y best practices:
Leading a healthy and productive life, given the challenges that many young people face, requires access to appropriate information and services, as well as the development of decision-making and interpersonal skills.
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Reaching gate Keepers
Before the introduction of adolescent sexual and reproductive health programmes in Uganda, in the 1990s, community leaders (gatekeepers) had a negative perception of sexual and reproductive health information provided for young people. Read More
The importance of maintaining the support from parents for the provision of youth-friendly reproductive health services cannot be understated. Due to cultural custom, sexual matters are often not discussed openly. Hence, when parents participate Read More