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The work that Youth Vision Zambia does in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Zambia is supported by the following organizations.
The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) is a partnership of non-governmental organisations, promoting rights-based responses to HIV and tuberculosis (TB) in the 15 countries of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). ARASA has supported Youth Vision Zambia to implement a project that aims at providing a practical step-by-step guide for the integration of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) and human rights into the core mandate of organisations working in the youth sector.
CSS is a Danish national non-governmental organisation specialising in sexual and reproductive health promotion and education, HIV and AIDS prevention and policy advocacy. CSS is supporting a project that calls for the improved access to information through the development and availability of a youth friendly SMS Information and Counselling Service. The SMS service is complimented by a printed SRHR pocket Guide.
Crossroads Foundation is a non-profit charity based in Hong Kong dedicated to collecting quality excess and second-hand goods within Hong Kong, refurbishing them if necessary, and then distributing them to those in need within Hong Kong and internationally. Crossroads Foundation supports Youth Vision Zambia through a programme that donates goods to the community, where Youth Vision Zambia operates and through this programme. Youth Vision Zambia is able to uplift and improve the various social problems that the community we work in face.
GOLD is a dynamic non-profit organisation playing a key role in the transformation of under-served communities in Southern Africa, one person at a time. This is done through the roll out of a long term youth peer education model in collaboration with community based organisations. GOLD partners with Youth Vision Zambia on a pproject that focuses on addressing the challenges of HIV and AIDS through peer education. The project is implemented in 3 sites of Kafue District namely Zambia, Nangongwe and Shikoswe compounds.
The Guttmacher Institute is an independent, non-profit organization that was established in to provide research, policy analysis and education in the fields of reproductive health, reproductive rights and population. The Guttmacher Institute and Youth Vision Zambia have partnered to collaborate on a project with the primary goal of increasing understanding among priority audiences of the incidence of unsafe abortion in Zambia, in an effort to improve access to sexual and reproductive health information and services and contribute to a reduction in the incidence of unsafe abortion.
Ipas is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to protecting women's health and advancing women's reproductive rights. Ipas works with Youth Vision Zambia to improve young people's access to comprehensive reproductive health services through the Youth Advocacy Action Team (YAAT) which is a consortium of young people from various civil society organizations and institutions in Zambia.
JASS (Just Associates) is an international community of activists, scholars, and popular educators grounded in local and national action in more than 25 countries, working to strengthen and leverage the voice, visibility, and collective organizing power of women to create a just world. JASS programs and strategies expand grassroots empowerment and public engagement; strengthen activists' and organizations' political strategic capacities; build bridges and alliances across boundaries of power and privilege shaped by class, gender, race, age, location, sexuality and other factors; and communicate fresh messages about feminist organizing and about the messy and inspiring realities of social change. JASS has partnered with Youth Vision Zambia to build young women's activism in Zambia by equipping them with political education and organizing skills to enable them to organise for social justice.
PAI is an international nongovernmental organization that uses research and advocacy to improve global access to family planning and reproductive health care. Its mission is to "ensure that every person has the right and access to sexual and reproductive health, so that humanity and the natural environment can exist in balance with fewer people living in poverty. PAI has supported Youth Vision Zambia in the strengthening of advocacy activities targeted at key policy makers in the health sector. This support from PAI has contributed to Youth Vision Zambia becoming an advocacy voice for sexual and reproductive health policies and services.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need around the world. With support from Save the Children, Youth Vision Zambia with support from Save the Children implements three separate but interlinked projects in Lusaka and Kafue from January to December 2011. Kuwala Photovoice Project, this project uses creative photography to encourage 8 to16 year old children to take an active interest in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights as an issue that affects them. Comprehensive Sexuality Education to Parents and Teachers, this component of the project provides comprehensive sexuality education to the parents and teachers within Misisi Compound. Kafue Sexuality Education Project, YVZ conducts sexuality education in Kafue. Some of the activities to be conducted in Kafue will be a training workshop on SRHR for the community, implementation of the photovoice concept, outreach sessions and stakeholder's consultations. All these will be aimed at providing comprehensive sexuality education to the target group in Kafue.
SAfAIDS is a regional non-profit organisation based in Pretoria, South Africa with two other country offices in Lusaka Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe. SAfAIDS' core activities include capacity development for other HIV and AIDS Intermediary Organisations (IOs), information production, collection and dissemination, networking and building partnerships and leadership in promoting dialogue on cutting- edge issues related to HIV and AIDS. SAfAIDS supports Youth Vision Zambia to develop an SRHR Guide for civil society organisations as a strategy to build civil society capacity in this area and influence the alignment of interventions to the Maputo Plan of Action and other strategic SRHR documents like the ICPD and others.
RFSU is a Swedish non-profit organization that works with public opinion formation on sexual and reproductive health and rights as well as information and education about sexuality and relationships. In Zambia, RFSU works with the Youth Vision Zambia (YVZ), to provide sexuality education to young people in and outside of school, as well as to teachers and parents. Through this cooperation YVZ also works with male involvement issues and peer educators. YVZ advocates and demands the spread of information to women concerning the Zambian safe abortion legislation. YVZ is also working to reduce the incidence of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence by raising awareness among both men and women about the consequences of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
SAIH is the solidarity organisation of students and academics in Norway. SAIH focuses on education in development cooperation, as well as North/South information and political advocacy in Norway. SAIH supports local organisations and institutions working with higher education, research and capacity building in southern Africa and Latin-America. SAIH has partnered with Youth Vision Zambia on the establishing Young Women Leadership Academy (YWLA). The aim of the YWLA is to establish a core of Zambian young women aged between 15-35 fully participating in national development and governance related issues and are empowered to make informed choices and decisions regarding their well being in particular matters relating to their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), HIV and AIDS, gender, human rights in Zambia.