The following is a transcript of remarks that were delivered as part of the opening plenary of the HCDExchange International Youth Day on August 12, 2020. Panelists addressed the critical need to keep youth at the center of sexual and reproductive health programming.
On August 12 we’re launching HCDExchange’s first annual International Youth Day convening! This event will bring together youth designers, advocates, and organizations to share practices, learning, and evidence. This is a great opportunity to connect with each other, celebrate the range of people and organisations working in HCD+ASRH, and showcase the global and southern nature of our community.
5 August 2020 — Join us as we discuss “How might we best design for sexual health with youth for youth?”
1 July 2020 — Panelists will explore ways in which HCD has improved HIV prevention, care, and treatment outcomes for adolescents in different countries. Participants will reflect on the use and benefits of HCD methods in the global HIV responses, and discuss ways to close the gaps.
05 June 20 – Listen to the Instagram live session moderated by our Youth Liason and Advocacy Officer, Vicky Aridi, as she discusses breaking the cycle of SGBV among adolescents and youth with Shagun Sharma a youth accountability advocate from India.