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The rights of today’s girls – the rights of tomorrow’s women

Welcome the new advocacy tool by the Council of Europe - Resolution 1669 (2009): The rights of today's girls - the rights of tommorrow's women. You can become familiar with the resolution here

Youth Leadership Development Meeting in the US.

From March 31 to April 5, 2009, two ASTRA Youth members, Paulina Wawrzyńczyk from Poland and Elizabet Dimitrova from Bulgaria participated in Youth Leadership Development Meeting in Nothampton, Massachusetts, US. Here you can read a report written by Elizabet from Bulgaria

15 and counting

Please sign the 15 and counting campaign! 

Year 2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the ICPD; with only 5 years remaining to meet their commitments, many governments are failing to make progress against these goals, particularly in ensuring that the needs of all young people are being addressed.

 

Youth Charter on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

YouAct, European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights, organised a study session for 35 young people from various Council of Europe countries, in cooperation with the CoE Directorate of Youth and Sport, in Strasbourg, July 2008. The overall aim of the study session was to agree on common objectives and develop effective advocacy strategies to promote young people’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

The main outcome was the attached Youth Charter for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, which outlines the current situation, relevant human rights, young people’s needs and interests, and visions for 11 SRHR topics.

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