WINGS #40-18 Y2Y Sexual Health Education
Youth Helping Youth in Kenya
Uploaded: 20 Jan, 2019
Recording Date: 17 Jan, 2019
Recording Location: Mombasa, Kenya, and Denman Island BC Canda
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #40-18 Y2Y Sexual Health Education
Description: The German World Population Fund (DSW) supports youth peer education on sexual health in several African countries. In Kenya, this included a pageant to crown a Mr. and Miss Y2Y.
Host(s): Diana Wanyonyi
Featured Speakers/Guests: Voices from the pageant in this program include the reigning Miss Youth to Youth, Maureen Chogom, who describes the uses of the menstrual cup; youth organizer and contestant Jackline Waweru, from Safe Community Youth Initiative in Kilifi County, describing youth outreach, club formation, and interventions with government; Juliana Mwaega, the officer in charge of Y2Y programs in Kenya; the new Miss Y2Y, Rose Akinyi, describing the bra she made out of condoms, and more; the first-ever Mr. Y2Y Michael Mgendi; and youth organizer Maimuna Siraj, who works with the PAD A DADA Initiative and describes their work to develop practical youth-friendly services and reach youths, families, and government.
Credits: Produced for WINGS by Diana Wanyonyi. WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden. Photo credit: DSW
NewsType: Weekly Program
Regional > Africa
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Science and Technology > Medicine
Society and Culture > Women
|Comments: Diana Wanyonyi, Kenya