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ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH AND HEALTH DEVELOPMENT (AYHD)

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Advocates for Youth and Health Development (AYHD) is a youth led non-governmental, non partisan, non-profit making organization for peacebuilding, human rights promotion & protection and health development for youth, women and children through research and documentation, capacity building, advocacy and policy influencing. 

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

1.   Provide women, adolescents and young people with skills that are in demand in targeted communities in order to reduce poverty, human rights violations, prevent GBV etc;

2.   Foster cultural understanding, religious tolerance, peace-building, conflict resolution, management and transformation;

3. Through advocacy targeting policymakers ensure that the health of children, women and youth is improved; create awareness on Sexual Reproductive Health of women and youth including increase in the utilization of modern family planning methods, safe abortion and awareness on HIV/AIDS etc;

4. To educate and enlighten young people and women on advocacy and policy influencing strategies and how to engage with decision/policymakers in the formulation of public policy and other decision making processes;

5. Active engagement with decision and policy makers in advocacy and policy influecing around our focus areas;

6.  To network with other NGOs with similar objectives at local and international levels.