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.

Access to Menstrual Products is a Human Right. Period.

I was 18 years old when the Van earthquake happened. Its magnitude was 7.2, with waves of aftershocks. More than 600 people lost their lives. Thousands of others sustained injuries and became homeless. Van is a beautiful province in Eastern Turkey. It is our hometown and an amazing community, where people obsess over tea and children enjoy climbing apricot trees.

Advocacy & Social Accountability Workshop (West & Central Africa)

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.