The Sexual Rights Initiative is a coalition of national and regional organizations based in Canada, Poland, India, Egypt, Argentina, and South Africa that work together to advance human rights related to sexuality at the United Nations.
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The 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from 13 June to 8 July.
This is a joint submission by Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and members of its National Youth Advisory Board and the Sexual Rights Initiative to the UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women and Girls (DAWG).
The following submission was prepared by youth activists who are members of Action Canada’s National Youth Advisory Board (NYAB) with support from Action Canada and the SRI. The NYAB was formed in 2018 to guide the creation of national and regional campaigns to encourage STI testing among youth communities with a specific focus on racialized newcomers, queer, trans and Two Spirit youth (2SLGBTQIA+), and gay, bi, young men who have sex with young men (gbMSM). The board was set-up with “nothing for us, without us” as the guiding principle of the STI testing campaigns and has since expanded its scope of work to advise Action Canada on various thematic issues and conduct autonomous advocacy.
Through this tweetchat attempted to address the following themes: coercive population policies, decolonising and queering medicine, maternal mortality and morbidity and barriers to access to health in the Global South
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