YOUNG PEOPLE AND SAFE SEX

The youth are faced with many challenges when it comes to their Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, this results to the numerous information barriers and at times inaccurate and misleading information on their Sexual Reproductive Health. In addition, many youth are unable to access youth friendly facilities where they can freely and comfortably get this information. HIV is the leading cause of death among people aged (10-24) in Africa and 2nd leading cause globally. In 2016, 2.1. Million people between (10-19) years living with HIV and 260,000 became newly infected with the virus with, an increase in the number of adolescents being infected. Young women are likely to acquire HIV as compared to young men due to exposure to things such...

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TALKING POINT

Family planning is a means and methods used in controlling the number of children one wants and the intervals between their births particularly by use of contraception which is voluntary and allows women to decide if and when to have children. The various types of contraceptives include: implants, pills, IUD’s, and permanent ones like surgical procedures like tube litigation and barrier methods such as condoms. Also, Information about how to become pregnant when it’s desirable as well as infertility treatment is also under family planning. Recently, there has been an increase in teenage pregnancies more so in the rural areas and informal settlements due to lack of sexual reproductive health education and information. As a result, many drop out of...

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The Cost of Gag Rule to FHOK

Kenyan Clinic Rejects Trump Abortion Policy, Loses $2 Million In U.S. Aid May 2, 201810:00 AM ET SASHA INGBER Twitter Melvine Ouyo is a reproductive health nurse at Family Health Options Kenya. She visited Washington, D.C., to discuss how the clinic has lost funding because it would not agree to the terms of President Trump's executive order banning U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that provides, advocates or makes referrals for abortions. Emily Matthews/NPR On Jan. 23, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order that bans U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that provides, advocates or makes referrals for abortions. The full impact of the order won't be felt until September. That's when the U.S. government...

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