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Inspiring Youth to Inspire Seattle

Seattle Youth Empowerment Day is August 16, 2014. It will bring together local nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and social innovators in the fields of human trafficking, homelessness, health, and social entrepreneurship.

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Improving sexual and reproductive health and rights for young adolescents in Kenya

The underlying causes for adolescent pregnancy and resulting school dropout are complex and include issues such as parent-child communication, gender inequity, a lack of services and high-quality comprehensive sexuality education for young adolescents (aged 10-14 years). With the majority of Kenya's population under 25 years, and two out of every five people under the age of 15, there is an urgent need for change.

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Young People Should Lead Efforts to Improve Sexual Health

Young people, especially women living with HIV, sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender people and those who use drugs, are the people least able to access sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning.

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Training Girls to be Agents of Change in Sierra Leone

Womankind Worldwide has teamed up with Catapult to raise funds for girls working to end discrimination in Sierra Leone.

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Seven Ways You Can Support Youth In Your Community

It is time for us to celebrate that kids are, and will continue to be, a force for positive change. Youth are setting a high bar for the rest of us to follow.

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