Our membership is still growing. Membership is open to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working to improve the sexual and reproductive health of young people globally. Membership is not currently open to individuals, but there are plenty of ways for individuals to get involved.
Members of “Answer the Call” help us to raise awareness of the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people, advocate for supportive youth sexual and reproductive health policy, and connect with each other to share information about youth sexual and reproductive health.
If your organization is interested in joining “Answer the Call” please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our current members include:
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition, economic development, civil society, environment, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
For more than 50 years, Pathfinder has delivered vital reproductive health programs that expand opportunities for women, men, and young people in developing countries. Pathfinder provides a range of services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Through innovative approaches and community participation, Pathfinder strengthens access to family planning; works to ensure the availability of safe abortion services; advocates for sound reproductive health policies; builds the capacity of local providers and systems to deliver services; and, through all of our work, supports the rights and lives of the people we serve.
- Sharing research and programmatic results and lessons on youth reproductive health and HIV/AIDS with youth health and development communities
- Promoting strategies that move promising research findings and best practices into programs and policies
- Advocating for greater focus on youth within reproductive health and HIV programs
The IYWG was formed in 2007 as a network of nongovernmental agencies, donors, and cooperating agencies with an interest in improving the sexual and reproductive health of young people.
The Youth Health and Rights Coalition is comprised of 16 advocacy and implementing organizations that, in collaboration with young people and adult allies, are working to advance the sexual and reproductive rights and health of adolescents and youth around the world. The Coalition advocates with key decision-makers to prioritize funding and support for comprehensive adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive rights and health policies and practices. Their goal is to ensure that young people in the developing have the information, tools, commodities, and quality services necessary to make healthy and informed choices about their own lives.