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AFRO-NETS> YouthLens issues online

  • Subject: AFRO-NETS> YouthLens issues online
  • From: David Hock <DHock@fhi.org>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 17:01:59 -0500 (EST)

YouthLens issues online

YouthLens, published by Family Health International as part of its
YouthNet program, is a series of research briefs that summarize the
latest information on key issues regarding reproductive health and
HIV prevention among youth ages 10 to 24. YouthNet is pleased to an-
nounce that four new YouthLens are now available:

Youth-Adult Partnerships Show Promise

Anecdotal evidence suggests that youth involvement can go beyond pro-
gram interventions to include collaborations with adults in policy,
management, and evaluation areas as well.

Condoms and Sexually Active Youth

Condom use among sexually active youth varies widely, due to issues
including risk perception, social support, gender, and knowledge

Participatory Learning and Action

The Ethiopian Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Culture used a youth-
based participatory process to develop an HIV/AIDS and sexual health
component in its new program, resulting in a mobilized coalition of
young people committed to the health and future of their country.

Multisectoral Programs Link Intervention Efforts

In Haiti, a coordinated effort addresses health, agriculture, educa-
tion, and income generation needs of young people through a single

For more information, please visit:

David Hock
Senior Information Projects Coordinator
Family Health International

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