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A Framework for Integrating Reproductive Health and Family Planning into Youth Development Programs

An integrated approach to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for youth.

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This program is developed by International Youth Foundation. International Youth Foundation is a worldwide community that committed to empowering youth to be healthy, productive,and engaged citizens. Their objective is providing an integrate approach for young people to improve their sexual and reproductive health outcomes. In this program, IYF focus on five key youth transitions.Young people  face different problem in different transitions. So I think this approach can maximum the utility of the project. The five stages are learning forwork and life; becoming employed; growing up healthy; forming families; and exercising citizenship.  I think from different aspect to promote sexual and reproductive health to young people is very effective.

http://www.iyfnet.org/sites/default/files/P4L_Framework_RHFP.pdf

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Photo of Anne-Laure Fayard

Thanks Zhongyuan. I like your point about the systemic (integrative) approach. The different phases you mentioned reminded me a point that came out from Jonas' interview: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/youth-srh/research/sex-education-in-lebanon-and-jordania Definitely a design principle to keep in mind as we move to the ideation phase.
BTW, could you add a picture to illustrate your post? Thanks!

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Thank you Professor! I will do it