Participation in the Youth Sexuality Institute

Funds for Africans » Youths Support for a Conference

The Youth Sexuality Institute is going to be held from 7-8 February in Addis Ababa, Ethopia preceding the main 4th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights.

The goal of the Institute is to contribute to the creation of a generation of young people who have a positive view about human sexuality and are empowered to make safe and responsible choices.


Eligible applicants for the Institute must be:

  • Between 18 – 25 years of age

  • Have a commitment to undertake efforts to promote adolescent and youth sexual and bodily health and rights at national and international levels;

  • Represent an organization/institution engaged in sexual and reproductive health and rights advocacy, research or fieldwork;

  • Be fluent in English or French.

  • Have a valid passport and able to travel.

  • Special considerations will be given to young people living with disabilities, with HIV/AIDS and open about their status, LGBTIs, from Francophone/Lusophone countries.

    The support for participation will include travel grant, visa, accommodation and perdiems.

    However, this support is only for the duration of the institute and not for the Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights.

    Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop a better understanding of their sexuality, clarify their values and affirm their sexual health and rights;

  • Build the skills to prevent violation of their bodily integrity, take care of their sexual health, and express love and intimacy in responsible ways.

  • Understand gender and rights and how these issues have an impact on how they choose to exercise their sexuality in a positive way.
    Deadline: January 8

    For more funds information and application, see: Participation in the Youth Sexuality Institute Website

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