Final conference on sexual and reproductive health and rights

Posted by Nicole Moran on July 2, 2020 at 9:52 am


Young people want to be actively involved in shaping the future of their sexual and reproductive health and rights. As policymakers, researchers, human rights advocates, and public health practitioners – we need to empower their participation. This was the key finding of research carried out by NWO-WOTRO Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Programme, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The research supported twelve projects across three countries.

Researchers from Bangladesh, Burundi and Jordan will join the conference to:

  • Share their research findings through documentaries and films on interactive panels
  • Discuss the challenges of conducting research in difficult settings such as refugee camps, or with young girls
  • Discuss the links between SRHR and wider development issues such as economic fragility and inclusion

Preliminary programme

12:.00 Welcome remarks by facilitator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Share-Net and NWO-WOTRO

12.25 Showing the programme video

13.15 Bangladesh sharing results and discussion on ‘How to reach the hard-to-reach youth population in Bangladesh’

13:15 Break

13.45 Burundi sharing results and discussion on ‘How do we address vulnerable youth and SRHR for empowerment?’

14.30 Break

14.45 Jordan sharing results and discussion on ‘Raising community awareness on Sexual and Reproductive Health in  Jordan’

15.30 Break

15:45 Final wrap-up interactive session on ‘How does SRHR research contribute to policy and practice? What is the gap and what needs to be addressed?’

More information on the research programme:

To register for the event, please click here

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