Category Archives: International Celebration

We Use Our Voices Now..Cheers to Us!!!

In 1979, world governments adopted the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women as a framework to ensure equality and non-discrimination for all women. Years later, in 1995, countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in a bid to further improve the rights of women and girls. These platforms […]

International Safe Abortion Day: Addressing Abortion-Related Stigma.

The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) identifies with all activists and organisations around the world to commemorate the International Safe Abortion Day. With young people calling for increased access to sexual and reproductive health information and services including safe abortion, it has become necessary to integrate abortion services into essential healthcare by […]

Zero Tolerance Day – YNCSD promotes active participation of young people in the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Nigeria.

As the world commemorates the Zero Tolerance Day, the Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) joins the rest of the world to restate it’s committed to engaging young people as change makers to support the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Nigeria. The engagement of young people is vital in discussions as the […]

Creating Safe Spaces for better choice By Ukwa Raymond

As we celebrate the international Youth Day 2018, we should be reminded that youth need safe spaces where they can come together, engage in activities related to their diverse needs and interests, participate in decision making processes and freely express themselves. Safe spaces devoid of stigma will ensure the dignity and safety of youth. Furthermore, […]