Countering the sexual rights agenda ?

“service providers must make sure that they meet the different needs of all young people, married or unmarried, whatever their age, gender , ability, beliefs and sexual lifestyle”.

……  IPPF / Youth  Manifesto  Goal 1 ……

 

 

Lawmakers  in both  Russia  and  Uganda  claim  that a significant  factor  driving  their  new  anti-homosexuality laws  is  concern for children

On the other hand LGBT  activists  and  their  supporters  have  been claiming  that the  anti-homosexuality  laws  passed  in Russia,Nigeria  and  Ugandan  is  a  response  in those  countries to  American evangelical  preachers but  is  this  true ?  

A  click  on  the link   http://www.popline.org/node/534345   below brings  one  to  the  item IPPF / Youth  Manifesto  on  a  site  which appears  to  be  published  by  USAID.  A  click  on  ( Full Text )  displays  a  pdf  version  of  the  IPPF / Youth Manifesto.

The  IPPF / Youth  Manifesto claims  frightening  rights  for  children “whatever their  age”.  Its  three goals  are  listed  below.

are  the Russians  and Ugandans  taking steps  to  counter  the  sexual  rights agenda ?  

 

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 http://www.popline.org/node/534345

IPPF / youth manifesto.

Author:
International Planned Parenthood Federation [IPPF]. Youth Committee
Source:
[London, United Kingdom], IPPF, 1998. [2] p.
Abstract:

The IPPF / youth manifesto outlines the goals developed by the Youth Committee of IPPF. The goals include: access to information and education on sexuality and SRH services for young people, youth must be able to be active citizens in their society, and young people must be able to have pleasure and confidence in relationships and all aspects of sexuality.

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Document Number:

339813

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ippf/youth manifesto

http://www.youth-policy.com/Policies/IPPF%20Youth%20Manifesto.pdf

http://www.ippf.org/youth/manifesto/manifesto.htm

ippf/youth is a manifesto for IPPF to meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people as we move into the 21st century. It was developed by the Youth Committee of IPPF between April and October 1998.

goal 1

young people must have information and education on sexuality and the best possible sexual and reproductive health services (including contraceptives).

all young people must be able to choose from a full range of contraceptives including the latest advances in contraception.

sexual and reproductive health services for young people must be:

  • confidential
  • accessible
  • free from judgement
  • and offer a complete range of services

    service providers must make sure that they meet the different needs of all young people, married or unmarried, whatever their age, gender , ability, beliefs and sexual lifestyle.

    sexual and reproductive health education must be accurate, reliable and responsive to the physical and emotional needs of young people of all ages and sexual lifestyles.

    young men must be encouraged to use sexual and reproductive health services which have been designed for them.

    governments and policy makers must be urged to increase their commitment to sexual and reproductive health education and services for young people.

    service providers must make sure that they meet the additional needs of young people living with hiv/aids, survivors of sexual abuse and young sexual offenders.

    goal 2

    young people must be able to be active citizens in their society

    young people must have real decision-making power in all work of ippf/fpas

    young people must receive practical skills and knowledge so they can participate to the best of their ability in society.

    the contribution of young people and the way that they present themselves must be valued and recognised in ippf/fpas.

    youth groups must have direct access to funds and support.

    governments and policy makers must be urged to take action to support and promote youth participation in society.

goal 3

young people must be able to have pleasure and confidence in relationships and all aspects of sexuality.

young people must be supported by laws that allow them to act freely in the way they choose to live their lives.

obstacles that make young people uncomfortable about themselves, their bodies and their relationships must be removed.

young people must be encouraged to know their own sexual rights and to respect the rights of others.

young people’s sexuality should have a positive image in society.

society must recognise the right of all young people to enjoy sex and to express their sexuality in the way that they choose .

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