YouAct Advocacy Network for Reproductive Rights

first_imgYouAct Advocacy Network for Reproductive Rights Share 0 Tweet Similar Stories POLICY & RESEARCH OFFICER Reddit Admin and Advocacy Internship at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum May 2, 2013 Published by turpis The Students For Liberty South Asia Local Coordinator Program 2020center_img +1 LinkedIn 0 Deadline: 31 May, 2013Open to: youth (aged 18-26) resident in Council of Europe and BelarusBenefits: Training on sexual & reproductive rights issues, advocacy, fundraising and capacity building; international experience; and participation in the Annual General Meeting in July 2013 in Ireland.DescriptionYouAct works to empower young people to take an active role in their communities and organisations and to advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Rights as Human Rights. They believe that decisions which affect young people should be planned and formed by young people themselves. Young people should be taken seriously as capable and productive individuals. Meaningful Youth Participation in the designing, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programs and services aimed at young people, is crucial for their success.YouAct’s mission is to empower young people in their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) by joining forces in Europe to make their voices heard.YouAct believes that active and meaningful youth participation is essential to reach the following goals: They envision a world where sexuality is accepted as a positive aspect in life and where the SRHR of young people are realised: young people have access to accurate information and youth friendly services and can decide freely and responsibly about all aspects of their sexuality and reproductive lives.YouAct aims to achieve it’s mission and vision by:advocating for the SRHR of young people at the National, European and International levels.achieving youth participation in the field.organising young people, active in the field of SRHR, to enable them to collaborate more effectively and be heard.promoting and supporting awareness raising activities on SRHR of young people.YouAct offers its members the following benefits:Training on SRHR issues, advocacy, fund raising and capacity buildingA space to share experience, knowledge and skills with other young people from different countries and backgroundsKnowledge and experience in SRHR and advocacyInternational experienceParticipation in regional and international meetings/opportunitiesParticipation in the Annual General Meeting to take place in July, 2013 in IrelandYou can read more about YouAct’s work HERE.EligibilityThe applicants should be;Aged 18-26Residing in any country of Council of Europe and BelarusActively working in the field of SRHRShare the values and principles upheld by YouAct and wish to actively work with us to achieve our mission and visionAffiliated with an organization (desirable, but not obligatory)Able to speak and write English fluentlyAble to access to InternetWilling to spend at least 4 hours a week volunteering for YouActApplicationIf your profile fits the eligibility criteria and you wish to become part of YouAct, please fill in the application form HERE and send it along with your CV and 2 references to [email protected] by 31st May 2013.YouAct strongly believes in the right for all young people to have a voice regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability.See the official website HERE. Pocket ← European Summer School in Proteomic Basics, Italy Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. UCLA Film & Television Archive Research Stipend →last_img