Press Release: #UPROOT 2.0 Launches in Eight Countries
Youth-led and youth-serving organisations, including The PACT, Y+ Global and Youth LEAD, are joining forces with UNAIDS to scale up the youth-led monitoring agenda by launching a new round of scorecard implementation for 2023.
UPR 41 Report: Building Capacity of Youth-Led and Youth-Serving Organizations to document and report Human Right Issues of YKPs
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a procedure that involves an evaluation of all United Nations Member States’ human rights records. Under the aegis of the Human Rights Council, each state is given the chance to declare what efforts they have taken to improve human rights circumstances in their countries and to fulfill their responsibilities. […]
REPORT: Why the #UPROOT Scorecard Process is Important for Youth-led Advocacy
The #UPROOT Scorecard Process continues to be an enlightening and empowering experience for young people, paving the road for continued youth-led evaluation and accountability in Madagascar, Nigeria and Indonesia.
The PACT Steering Committee Holds First In-person Retreat in Mombasa, Kenya.
The PACT 2022 Retreat aimed at an inclusive approach of an in-person meeting to reassess its direction and approaches toward rebuilding solidarity across youth organizations within its network working in the space of health, well-being, and human rights.
HIV-Related Human Rights Violation FGD Report in 5 Languages
The PACT Global Youth Organization conducts the Focal Group Discussion to report HIV- related human rights violations. The major motive behind these FGDs is to gather data about HIV-related human rights violations in the Global Youth Community.
Universal Periodic Review of Guatemala
The consultation convened to contribute to the UPR in Guatemala, led and implemented by REDJUAMUGEN, was carried out through a multisectoral analysis. This identified the needs and demands of Guatemalan youth, guaranteeing the gender approach by investigating the current national situation in different sectors, forming a holistic analysis, then generating milestones to formulate recommendations for the country and the diverse Guatemalan youth.
Universal Periodic Review of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
This report was prepared based on research from credible sources of information, input from experts and young people living with HIV. Prior to that, a national-level hybrid UPR training was conducted for young activists and representatives from youth-led organizations. Approximately 31 experts working substantially for young people living with HIV from across Pakistan took part in the consultation.
Universal Periodic Review of Zambia
This joint submission assesses the Zambian Government’s human rights record since the third cycle of UPR in 2017, and highlights some of the emerging or increasing challenges, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. It specifically assesses Government’s fulfilment of adolescent and young people’s sexual reproductive health and rights, providing follow-up recommendations on key areas of concern Government should prioritise in the coming cycle.
Universal Periodic Review of Argentina
In this report, we discuss the implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Argentina, the low investment of the State in the production of strategic information, and in prevention and communication campaigns about HIV. We also discuss stigma, and how discrimination continues to be an obstacle in universal access to health, in job searches and in trying to achieve a better quality of life for
young people and women living with HIV.
Mobilizing Access to the Sexual & Reproductive Rights of Women Living with HIV in Africa
Governments across Africa need to increase their funding for fighting HIV as well as channel funding directly into specific issues that will make the lives of women easier. Law enforcement must also clamp down on instances of retaliatory spreading of HIV through coercion, rape, and so on.