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26-year-old Setsoto Ramatsabane is the immediate past President of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) Lesotho chapter. She joined YAM in 2014. In this article, she talks about her experiences with the youth volunteer programme at the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association ...
Mrs. Phenny Hanssen is the immediate past President of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), which is IPPF’s Member Association in Lesotho. In this interview with Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama, she shares insights about her motivation for joining LPPA, and some of ...
22-year-old Jyer Steven Magnondo is the President of the *Youth Action Movement (YAM) in IPPF’s Member Association in Congo Brazzaville - Association Congolaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ACBEF) . Jyer is also a 3rd year university student pursuing studies in ...
22-year-old Nthati Thokoa is the National President of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) in IPPF’s Member Association in Lesotho. She is an active volunteer in the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) clinic in Mohale’s Hoek district, which is her home ...
Mr. Boithabiso Sithole is the National Chairperson of the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) . Boithabiso has been a volunteer with LPPA for the last 34 years. In this interview with Maryanne Waweru-Wanyama , he shares insights about his motivation ...
The Central African Republic (CAR) experienced a civil war -a conflict that largely involved the government, rebel groups and armed militia. The peak of this violence -in December 2013, left thousands of people dead, with thousands of women, children and ...
“ Access to sexual reproductive health is not just a right but a necessity for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programs to succeed, especially for the growing number of girls reaching the reproductive age across the continent. There is particularly an ...
The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) , with support from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan) through the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP) from 2013 - 2016 implemented an innovative four-year maternal health project in the ...
The practice of marrying off girls at a young age is a practice that is common in many traditional African communities. Yet, child marriage has immense negative effects on the health of girls. Child marriage promotes gender inequality as once ...
After decades of the prolonged harmful practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), hopes of its total obliteration finally gleam across Africa after the Africa Union (AU) charged political leaders to prioritize its elimination among their mandated roles. The decision came ...