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Fulfil! Guidance Document for the Implementation of Young People’s Sexual Rights (IPPF & WAS, 2016)

Translating the sexual rights of young people into practice not only involves raising awareness among young people for them to claim their rights, but working with duty bearers, such as health providers, educators and policy makers for them to fulfill these rights in law and in services. As adolescence is a time of gradually gaining responsibilities, implementing the rights of adolescents specifically involves a dynamic process of striking a balance between protecting them while respecting their autonomy and promoting their empowerment. With this in mind, the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) developed Fufil!. (more…)