News

News

Youth-serving organizations (YSOs) provide critical services and support to youth, but some lack knowledge of positive youth development (PYD) and/or view these concepts as abstract and difficult to operationalize.

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The Cookie Jar is a social media platform for young Botswana women aged 18-25 years to discuss issues that are most important to them. The issues they have identified and frequently post about on social media include sex, sexuality, gender-based violence (GBV), HIV risks, navigating relationships, access to contraceptives, and access to PrEP.

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SCS Myanmar worked closely with Myanmar Press Council (MPC) and Myanmar media sector to take a significant first step in tackling the copycat media. The fifth SCS Myanmar Media Sustainability Roundtable, held on April 10, focused on how to deal with copycat media—whereby media houses republish and re-post news stories and information without permission.

 

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Resources

Resources

FHI 360 implemented a multisectoral approach to family planning (FP) programming in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the National Population Council (NPC) in Uganda under USAID's Advancing Partners & Communities Project between 2017-2019.  FHI 360 used its signature, multi-stakeholder engagement methodology, SCALE+, to ensure critical actors were part of the solutions to FP challenges.

FHI 360 has developed the Youth Programming Assessment Tool (YPAT) to help youth-serving civil society organizations (YSOs) reflect upon their own internal programming and institutional practices and identify areas for improvement. In developing the YPAT tool, FHI360 reviewed over 20 youth program assessment tools, held consultations with experts and stakeholders in the field, and pilot tested it with three YSOs in Jordan and six YSOs in Jamaica.

The YPAT helps Youth Serving Organizations (YSOs) understand the extent to which effective youth program practices are being implemented as part of their program offerings and identify areas that need strengthening or further development.