Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People by Their Empowerment in Nepal

April 6, 2016


SOLID Nepal is implementing a project on “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People by their Empowerment” supported by Simavi, Netherland. The project is designed to intervene in Illam Municipality and Namsaling, Soyang, Naya Bazar, Pyang, and Jogmai VDCs of the district.  Project duration is for 13 Months starting from January 2016 to February 2017.

Project Objective

 The main objective of the program is to ‘Improved Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People in Illam. The program targets to reach the population of about 13000 young people including young brides and their husbands in the intervention cluster. However, other direct beneficiaries will be the parents/in-laws of young people, and community people (about 40,000) at large to whom the program will have the coverage through one to one interaction meeting or through other program activities including mass media campaign and culture/days celebrations.

Project Outcomes

 The project intervention expects two separate outcomes to take place as a result which will lead to fulfillment of program objective. i. Increased safer sexual behaviours among young  and ii. Increased utilization of SRHR services, and economic independence among young people

Project Activities

During the project period, these will be the activities:

i. Establishment and operation of Youth Information Centers

ii. Media advocacy

iii. Orientation to school principals and SMC members on CSE

iv. Training to teachers on comprehensive sexuality education

v. Sessions on CSE to students at schools

vi. Peer education sessions

vii. Supply of resources on SRHR to schools

viii. Orientation to DHO, HF In-Charge, HFOMC on YFHS

ix. Training to HW on YFHS

x. Strengthening HF for YFHS

xi. Strengthening schools for girls friendly following the safer school model

xii. Mapping of Organization related to livelihood programmes.


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