Welcome to the YouAct website, European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights
YouAct is a European network of young people, who are active in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Rights. Since its launch in Lisbon 2004, YouAct has grown into a widely recognised youth organisation, undertaking key advocacy, training and awareness raising activities on national, European and International levels.
YouAct 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. We 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.
We believe that active and meaningful youth participation is essential to reach the following goals: We 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.
Brussels, 11th January 2017 // European Youth advocates concerned by recent developments in Poland call on the European Parliament to act now to monitor legislative developments and increasing restrictions to sexual and reproductive rights and services across Europe. Recent developments in Poland have served to highlight the precarious state of women’s health and rights in
It’s January 2017 and looking back, I can say it was literally yesterday when I spent 28 full hours in Brussels! Though to think about this experience, I need to go back to the beginning of summer: that’s when I joined the team working on the very preliminary preparations for the Polish Abortion rights project.
On behalf of YouAct, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, ASTRA and ASTRA Youth we cordially invite you to a webinar which will take place this Tuesday, December 20th at 5pm (CET) – sharing experiences and lessons learned from the youth-led advocacy for abortion rights in Poland. AGENDA: • Reproductive Rights in Poland (Marta, ASTRA
YSAFE and YouAct are deeply concerned with the ongoing HIV pandemic and its repercussions on the lives of millions of people all over the world, and specifically in Europe and Central Asia and prepared a Joint Letter that was sent out to decision makers on 1st December, on World AIDS Day. Young people from the endorsing
YouAct is a European network of young people, who are active in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Rights. Since its launch in Lisbon 2004, YouAct has grown into a widely recognized youth organisation, undertaking key advocacy, training and awareness raising activities on national, European and International levels.