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Going digital: Reaching out to girls and boys on sexual, reproductive health rights issues

Rita Widiadana

The Jakarta Post

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Kigali, Rwanda  /  Tue, April 16, 2019  /  06:09 pm
Going digital: Reaching out to girls and boys on sexual, reproductive health rights issues

Sensitive issue: The majority of young people in Indonesia have little understanding about reproductive health issues. (Courtesy of Kisara Bali/-)

The writer was invited by the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Global Health Strategy, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP) to attend the International Conference on Family Planning in Kigali, Rwanda.   Young people have always come up with fresh ideas and creative innovations. Twenty-two-year-old Neira Ardaneshwari is no exception. She was one of the 38 Indonesian young leaders who attended the recent International Conference for Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda. They represented organizations such as the Independent Youth Alliance (ARI), Tabu.id, the Indonesian Planned Parenthood Association (PKBI) Kisara Bali, PKBI Semarang and the One Vision Alliance. Their attendance at the conference was crucial to show the world their contributions to their ...