Adolescents between the ages of 10 to 19 worldwide face unique health challenges and unmet needs in areas such as nutrition, gender-affirming care, mental health, personal safety, and sexual & reproductive health.
We train adolescents as youth health leaders (Champions) so they can help their peers navigate these health challenges and thrive during adolescence.
Adolescents in India:
We believe adolescents have the talent and capabilities to take ownership of their own health and well-being. Our peer education model builds on the social dynamics of adolescence, as youth often turn to each other for sensitive health information and support.
Our model provides youth with the knowledge, dialogue, support, and prevention strategies they need to navigate their health needs during adolescence and early adulthood with a specific emphasis on gender inequality and the adverse impacts it has on youth.
Our proprietary, youth-centric, and gender inequity-focused curriculum was developed in collaboration with leading healthcare and education experts globally, covering important topics such as: