This exercise was a 3-day virtual activity that was carried out via the Zoom meeting platform and had over 25 participants from across the region. Participants were drawn from member organizations of The PACT, and youth-led and youth-serving organizations working around issues such as HIV/AIDS, youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), drug policies, sex workers, human rights, and LGBTQI persons.
Participants were invited to express their point of view and develop the term based on their personal experience before beginning to give definitions on advocacy. This experience demonstrated that they were not mistaken and that they had to learn in a direct manner because they were, for the most part, the population immediately affected by the problem they were attempting to solve. Some definition that they shared were:
World Mental Health Day and Young Key Populations This October 10th, communities globally will be commemorating the World Mental Health Day. The PACT stands in solidarity with young people, civil society, the private sector, governments, the United Nations, across different platforms to call for increased awareness on mental health, proactive contributions for the fulfillment of […]