As a network, we commit ourselves to the following core values and principles in all we do
To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.
A NAYA Forum in Kisumu By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) The number of street children in urban centers in Kenya is on the rise. Most of these children end up in streets due to societal neglect. Whereas some can only trace their roots as far as to the next street in town, some actually doRead More
PHOTO Mr Okello, FP Male Champion, Migori By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Male involvement in family planning has been met with great resistance in Nyanza region more so in rural areas. Most men in this region are totally opposed to family planning because of the following reasons. Majority of men in Nyanza believe that familyRead More
Photo Courtesy: By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Three years ago hundreds of youth, civil society organizations and member states, descended into Bali, Indonesia for the Global Youth Forum to identify and discuss issues and priorities facing today and tomorrow’s generation of young people within the context of population and development so as to influence globalRead More
By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Despite the loud silence on issues abortion, incidences of unsafe abortion continue to rise, more so in institutions of higher learning. This is actually contrary to what most people think. Aren’t they supposed to be more learned and thus averse to risky sexual behavior that would make them require unsafeRead More
By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) For as long as I can remember, my mother has always woken me up by 6 A.M. It doesn’t matter whether it’s dark or it’s raining heavily or it’s a public holiday. You might think that she wants to make sure that the early bird catches the worm in school.Read More
By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) In Kenya females are the majority population and yet they remain sidelined and marginalized when it comes to education. People value women as bride prices and don’t see the need of educating them. When majority of the population is uneducated then we are more likely to have a problem inRead More