What Do You(th) Think? episode 5: Laws and policies governing the implementation of ASRH programs for sex workers with Ruth Kiniaru

What Do You(th) Think? episode 5: Laws and policies governing the implementation of ASRH programs for sex workers with Ruth Kiniaru

In this conversation, Ruth talks about the laws and policies governing the implementation of ASRH programs targeted at adolescent girls and young women, Kenya’s cultural landscape and how it affects her work and access to sexual and reproductive health information for adolescent girls and young women involved in sex work.  

Creating a framework for defining quality for HCD in ASRH programming

Creating a framework for defining quality for HCD in ASRH programming

Human-Centered Design (HCD) is a relatively new approach towards transforming Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) outcomes for youth and adolescents. But what does ‘quality’ look like when applying HCD to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH)? The HCDExchange Quality and Standards Working Group chaired by YLabs set out to define what quality looks like in the nascent HCD+ASRH field of practice. 

Fellowship Learning & Reflections 2: Susan Towett, Grassroot Soccer

Fellowship Learning & Reflections 2: Susan Towett, Grassroot Soccer

You need to be an advocate for meaningful youth engagement. It’s not enough just to have a few youth representatives in a room full of adults. No! You must question if the youth representative actually has a voice, and if he/she doesn’t, then you need to figure out how to give him/her a voice. By this, I mean you may have to brainstorm ideas on how to empower young people to speak up in public gatherings in front of adults who might hold very high positions in government or private companies.