HCDExchange director MaqC Eric Gitau reflects on the HCDExchange journey so far and what lies ahead in 2021.
Our final community call for the year was a reflection on our work in 2020, and an introduction to some of the HCDExchange’s priorities for 2021.
On December 3, 2020, The HCDExchange team participated at the Reproductive Health Network Kenya (RHNK) Annual Conference on sexual and reproductive health. Check out the three key takeaways from the HCDExchange panel on youth integration in HCD+ASRH programming
The HCDExchange community strategy, co-developed in consultation with the Community of Practice over four months in 2020, articulates the vision and roadmap towards building a learning community around the application of HCD in ASRH.
Through a vibrant collaborative writing exercise and facilitated discussion, community members gave input into their aspirations for how they would like to see the HCDExchange community of practice support the HCD+ASRH ecosystem.
Read our report that summarizes key insights from the HCDExchange Youth Day convening held on August 12, 2020.
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.
Rasheed Mutaha from Maisha Youth describes his experience taking part in a three week, self-care design sprint to develop an online sexual and reproductive health resource that youth can access in a physically distant and disrupted world.
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.
Participants explored the various ways young people can be involved in defining and designing programs and solutions that best address and meet their needs, as well as how to involve them meaningfully and visibly in policy process on sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.