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"Investing in Youth: Path to Accelerated Development"

Elizabet from Bulgaria and Daniel from Macedonia from ASTRA Youth attended the UNFPA Regional Youth Conference "Investing in Youth: Path to Accelerated Development" which took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 9th to 11th May 2011.

Elizabet and Daniel at the UNFPA conference in Turkey

Reply from the EP regarding the Petition on Sex Ed

ASTRA and ASTRA Youth have today recieved a reply from the European Parliament regarding the Petition on Sexuality Education. The letter confirms the receipt of the document which has been now forwarded to the Committee on Petitions.

Petition to the European Parliament regarding Sexuality Education

The ASTRA Network together with the ASTRA Youth Network have submitted a petition to the European Parliament regarding compulsory Sexuality Education in all European Union member countries. The Petition has support from four ASTRA member countries and their NGOs affiliated with ASTRA: Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania and Poland.

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ASTRA Network workshop on adressing threats to SRHR

ASTRA Network and a few ASTRA Youth members, together with other SRHR activists from the region, attended the "Regional Workshop for Women's Rights Advocates: How to Adress Threats to Reproductive Rights in Central and Eastern Europe" in Warsaw. 

Commision on the Status of Women

On March 2nd 2011 Aysel Asgarova from Azerbaijan and Wanda Nowicka from Poland and the ASTRA Netowork, presented the latest ASTRA Youth report “Reproductive Health and Rights of Adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe and Balkan countries” during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. The panel session was held as a side NGO event in New York and was attended by researchers, students, and NGO activists.

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