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30 Mar 2015 | Young people

Giving young people a voice in Papua New Guinea

Gaining insight into how we can better serve growing youth populations is critical. In Papua New Guinea, a filmmaking project has enabled high school students to share personal stories about sex and growing up, highlighting the challenges they face with a wider audience.

The project tackled challenging subjects such as unsafe abortion, teen fatherhood, relationships and first sexual experiences. The young participants wrote their own scripts, took their own photos and videos and helped edit their own stories.

The resulting short films and radio spots will be used as education tools, to advocate for improved sexual and reproductive health services for young people, and to raise awareness of the issues in Papua New Guinea and with a wider global audience.

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Gaining insight into how we can better serve growing youth populations is critical. In Papua New Guinea, a filmmaking project has enabled high school students to share personal stories about sex and growing up, highlighting the challenges they face with a wider audience.

Giving young people a voice in Papua New Guinea

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