TXIVIRIKA: Speaking of the Rights of Sexual and Reproductive Health

Txivirika webSince 2010, the Partnership on Health and Mobility in East and Southern Africa (PHAMESA) health programme has been working to contribute to improved standards of physical, mental, and social wellbeing of migrants and migration affected populations in East and Southern Africa, enabling them to substantially contribute towards the social and economic development of their communities. The objective of this assignment is to capacitate, coach and support AMIMO in Xai-Xai to produce a 6-part radio series to support change agents work in the region and better communicate Sexual Reproductive Health Rights issues in schools.

Core issues:
Migration Health/ Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (TBC during needs
assessment)
1. Family planning
2. Contraceptive methods
3. HIV&AIDS
4. STI’s as well as other communicable diseases
5. Human rights
6. Sexual and gender based violence;

It is not easy to talk about topics such as family planning, Sexually transmitted and HIV, or even sexual harassment

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and violence. In most communities and families, these topics are hardly addressed. As a result, many people, especially adolescents and young people, do not have enough information about their sexual and reproductive health, as well as their sexual and reproductive rights. With information, appropriate, adolescents and young people can make better choices about and for their own health. If taboos are broken, people will feel More comfortable and supportive to seek health care when need to report sexual harassment or violence related. Adequate information, the quality of services provided and guarantee of protection of sexual and reproductive rights can be translated into a happy life for adolescents and young people, families and communities.

This series of radio programs and discussion help people interested in thinking and talking about sexual health Reproductive health and addresses important issues such as: Prevention of sexually transmitted infections, communication Between couples and sexual harassment. This series of entertainment has been to be heard in communities, to encourage people to speak With each other about keeping themselves and others healthy.