Empowering Youth Strengthening Involvement

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Established in 2009, YUWA is a registered not for profit, purely youth run and led organization working to promote youth participation through empowerment and advocacy. YUWA was born out of a group of committed youths, unofficially working in this sector since 2005. The initial focus was to develop leadership skills of the involved youths, to train as youth activists and to advocate for change, thus resulting into a wide and diverse array of knowledge, skills and experience in this sector. It led to the realization of the seriousness of youth issues and the need to act, which, finally took the shape of YUWA.Since its formal establishment, YUWA has concentrated upon holistic youth issues an is especially working on three thematic issues- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Active Cit...

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Know your body

Know Your Body is an online website funded by UNFPA and Right Here Right Now Nepal (RHRN), hosted by YUWA, that targets youth above 15 in Nepal to provide information regarding gender, sexuality and pleasure. We aim to create a sex positive, trauma informed digital space. Our website will be an informational hub that strives to create awareness regarding our bodies and encourage behavioral changes among our beneficiaries.

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