Aminata is a Senegalese lawyer working on gender and human rights in Senegal. In this blog, she sets out her strategy, which she believes will ensure the effective participation of youth in the GFF.
The Global Financing Facility is a financing mechanism for Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health and Nutrition. With youth accounting for a third of the world’s population, they are…
Investing in family planning yields a lifetime of returns. As countries gather in Kigali for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, our National Advocacy Coordinator, George Ogola,…
What used to be strong cultural fibres against family planning use, are growing weaker every day. Our Kenya based Communications Officer, Meshack Acholla, interviewed one of our champions in Kenya on…
Family Planning is central to achieving gender equality everywhere. With access to FP commodities, and by having the choice to decide if and when to have children, women and girls can be empowered…
E4A-MamaYe is proud to be a partner in a global campaign that will put women’s voices at the centre of healthcare.
Motherhood is exciting and a moment of pride. For an adolescent girl, it can be a dream crushing moment. In Kenya, 18% of adolescent girls of 15-19 years have begun childbearing, often having their…
Investing in the health of adolescent girls is a smart economic move for Tanzania.
In Sierra Leone, many mothers and babies continue to die from preventable causes. Fortunately, significant improvements to health services for mothers, babies and adolescents were made between 2012…
In Tanzania many groups have and are still campaigning against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Genital Cutting (FGC). A harmful practice that does not seem to go away.
President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has promised to reduce teenage pregnancy and further absorbed 500 Nurses into Government payroll.
Chiku Lweno-Aboud shares advocacy highlights for the International Day of Girls 2016 in Tanzania.
Chiku Lweno-Aboud explains why Involving the youth in decision making and implementation of national plans would benefit Tanzania.
Sierra Leone's First Lady calls for innovative solutions to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
Chiku Lweno-Aboud discusses the issues of early marriage and teenage pregnancies in Tanzania.
Her ambition was to become a nurse/ midwife. She wanted to help pregnant mothers have safe delivery in health facilities especially in Rumphi her home district. Read the story of Isabel Chirwa.
Senior Chief is advocating for the minimum marriage age to be 21 years in Kasungu.
On Saturday 14th March, Bright Light Youth Empowerment hosted a seminar on Ebola stigmatisation, teenage pregnancy and rape and at the National Youth Commission in Freetown.
Reaching out to those girls who dropped out of school due to pregnancy
This is the question at the centre of the first ever Science Policy Café held at Crossroads Hotel on Thursday, 5 February, 2015 under the theme usage of contraceptives among young people.
The youths in Kano, Nigeria promote youth participation in politics and develop demands to call politicians to account for their health.
Seminar by MamaYe! Nigeria on maternal and newborn survival state accountability engaged students and lectures from different institutions.