Life Planning for Adolescents and Youths (LPAY)

LIFE PLANNING FOR ADOLESCENTS AND YOUTHS

Advocacy

Within the context of ensuring a supportive environment for meaningful participation of Adolescents and Youth in their health and well-being and thereby ensuring that their needs and views are fully considered in all Life Planning issues, efforts is made to achieve improved political commitment of government through policy actions, policy reforms and implementation, sustainable funding, leadership and popular support, media support and increased buy-in by relevant stakeholders.

Brief and Fact sheet on Life Planning Adolescents and Youth in Kaduna, Lagos and Oyo state speak to the unique life planning needs of adolescents and youth in Kaduna State highlighting the background, current situation from the Net map exercise conducted in the States, challenges, expected benefits and required action by the decision makers. These tools support the advocacy effort of the State Technical Working on Adolescent and Youth Health Development and Advocacy Core Group (ACG) to promote and demand life planning information and services for adolescents and youth in the States.

Inter-generational dialogue is a key strategy in breaking socio-cultural barriers to Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Re productive Health including family planning. These dialogues put a spotlight on the unique family planning needs of adolescents and youth, bringing together leaders of the Advocacy Core Group (ACG), life planning ambassadors, young people, parents, religious leaders as well as the media to bridge the SRH communication gap between the older and younger generation.


NURHI Phase 1 (2009 – 2015)

Phase 1 of NURHI was implemented in sex cities(Federal Capital Territory, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Benin and Zaria).It significantly contributed to increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate in these cities as indicated by the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey.

NURHI Phase 1 (2009 – 2015)

Phase 1 of NURHI was implemented in sex cities(Federal Capital Territory, Ibadan, Ilorin, Kaduna, Benin and Zaria).It significantly contributed to increasing the contraceptive prevalence rate in these cities as indicated by the 2013 National Demographic Health Survey.