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The outside position within

February 3rd, 2021|


Seven years ago I was diagnosed with HIV. At first, I didn’t think of a death sentence: thanks to antirretroviral treatments that appeared twenty years ago, HIV became a chronic disease. However, I knew that my HIV status could be a death sentence for my social and sex life. The way I would have to call upon was to become the advocate for my own cause and collect as much […]

Access to emergency contraception through community pharmacies in Europe: Findings from a participatory survey

January 26th, 2021|

In 2019, YouAct- the European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights partnered up with The European Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ECEC)  and launched a participatory survey in order to better understand how access to and availability of emergency contraception pills is through community pharmacies in our region.

We are now happy to introduce the survey report, which focuses on five countries: Andorra, Bosnia and […]

The Flower of Participation

November 8th, 2020|

The flower of participation is a tool developed by YouAct, together with CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, a dutch-based youth organization to illustrate the concept of meaningful youth participation through the metaphor of a blooming flower, describing the different forms of participation, how it is nurtured and maintained.

Meaningful youth participation plays a pivotal part in YouAct’s work. We believe in the power of young people to […]