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120 under 40: DSW project officer selected as family planning leader of tomorrow!

Eoghan Walsh News, Population Dynamics, Uganda

DSW has been working for 25 years to encourage a generation of young people in East Africa to become leaders in their communities, fighting for better access and education around family planning and sexual and reproductive health and rights. It makes us hugely proud, then, when one of our colleagues working in the region is selected as a global youth …

DSW’s Women Deliver Daily Diary – Day 2: babies, babies babies

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, News, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

This is the second in a series of blog posts, following DSW’s participation at the fourth Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. Read the first entry here. Women Deliver day 2 – where you look up from your computer and see ex-Australian PM Julia Gillard sauntering past. In today’s – the second – daily diary from Women Deliver, we talk sex, babies, …

Empowering Young Adolescents in Kenya!

Shane O'Halloran Development Cooperation, HIV & AIDS, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

From March 9 to 10, DSW hosted an event to celebrate the amazing outcomes as a result of the Young Adolescents Project (YAP) in Kenya. This project was established by DSW, in collaboration with Bayer AG, in 2012 to address many of the challenges facing young people living within in Kilifi County, a region of Kenya. Before the start of …

Dispatch from Uganda – Taking peer-to-peer education into the classroom

Eoghan Walsh Sexual and Reproductive Health, Success Stories, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

  The work done by our country offices in East Africa is fundamental to the success of DSW. Without it we would not be the organization we are today. Through this blog we will periodically bring you the stories of young men and women who are working every day to support their peers in taking control of their health and …