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Concept Note

Yoko Akachi, NWO-WOTRO

The purpose of the rountable is to bring together the various stakeholders involved in addressing vulnerable youth and SRHR and to have an open and frank conversation on the main challenges that are affecting this target group and to identify synergies and opportunities of collaboration. The stakeholders include policymakers, civil society organisations, practitioners, and researchers. The vulnerable youth includes youth with disability, school-based youth, refugee youth, and at-risk female youth. The roundtable discussion is also designed to allow an exchange of good practices and experiences in the field of SRHR, based on regional perspectives. It will result in the development of policy recommendations that can guide in setting common agendas and jointly tackle the main challenges related to addressing vulnerable youths and SRHR in Africa.

See extended abstract.

  Presented in Session 58. Vulnerable Youth and SRHR