We are extremely excited to introduce you to the second batch of HCDExchange Youth Leadership Hub Associates. The Youth Leadership Hub (YLH) is a cohort of eight youth HCD+ASRH leaders from sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia who offer insight on young people’s lives and experiences, lead meaningful youth engagement efforts, and demonstrate youth leadership across HCDExchange’s work.
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The importance of Ethics is particularly crucial when considering engagement with vulnerable populations and sensitive topics. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health sits at the confluence of these.
As we work to build the field of HCD + ASRH as a more mainstream way of running this kind of programming, we want to ensure that quality remains central to these programmes, and there are universal standards for evaluating quality. This helps to ensure that all stakeholders are held accountable to the same standard and we can avoid the use of tokenistic human-centred design approaches.
What does ‘quality’ mean at the intersection of HCD & ASRH work? How can we ensure quality throughout the design and implementation stages of these programmes? The HCDExchange Quality and Standards Working Group, chaired by HCDExchange partner YLabs, is working together to develop quality standards for applying design methods and mindset to ASRH programming. It […]
On this call, we explored the question: how might human-centred design facilitate the process of gathering and using informative insights from youth?
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.
Read our report that summarizes key insights from the HCDExchange Youth Day convening held on August 12, 2020.
Men Stand Up was an innovative project led by YLabs that aimed at understanding young men’s perspectives on love, sex, relationships, and family planning that used qualitative design research methods including participatory storytelling and quantitative mobile IVR surveys in India, Kenya, Mali, and Nigeria.
Voice-Up is a digital platform that equips organisations with tools that they need to reach adolescents and take action. Voice-Up is not meant to be a comprehensive solution for adolescents, but an inspiration for organisations, big and small, reaching youth and a catalyst for youth-led change.
For three days in January 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, HCD Exchange brought together 59 implementers, practitioners, donors, and partners to share experiences and learnings, and to start building a community of practice around applying Human-Centered Design (HCD) to the field of adolescent sexual and reproductive health.