HEALTH & WELLNESS
The present modern world that young people are growing in is very different than the environments our parents and grandparents grew up. Nowadays, social media is the number one avenue for children and young people to be bullied and cyberbullying is one of many...
In December 2023, the HIV Policy Lab of the Center for Global Health Policy and Politics, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law (Georgetown University) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and GNP+issued a report on the “Progress and the Peril: HIV and the Global De/Criminalization of Same-sex sex”.
Ever asked what is “Coming Out”? Or as a LGBTQI person, how to do your “Coming Out”? The YQA has prepared a quick guide for your and your family members.
Bon nombre des médias font état de la variole du singe avec plus de 200 cas confirmés dans le monde. Différentes agences de santé ont tiré la sonnette d’alarme concernant cette maladie d’un point de vue communautaire et de santé publique. Hélas, le reportage médiatique met trop l’accent sur les personnes homosexuelles bien que certains pays n’aient qu’un cas détecté !
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA World), with the support of a number of organisations including the Young Queer Alliance, submitted on 07 February 2022 to the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, its report “LGBTI and Gender Non-Conforming people’s right to health and the realisation of SDG 3: global needs, gaps and trends.”
The Young Queer Alliance (YQA) has organised a two-days training with health personnel, representatives of Human Rights Institutions, Internal Organisations and Ministries on the Right to Health for LGBTQIA+ people.
The Young Queer Alliance organised a training on “Sexual and Physical Health Rights of LGBTQIA+ people” on 03 August 2021 to raise awareness on the importance of sexual and physical health rights of LGBTQIA+ people as well as to share prevention and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections to which LGBTQIA+ people may be exposed.
The Young Queer Alliance organised a training on “Mental Health as Human Right” at its YQA Center on Saturday 24 July 2021. The training was hosted by Mrs Mariette, psychologist, through the zoom platform.
The past week, our little paradise has been shaken by the vehement dismay for people living with disabilities. The plights of people with disabilities are not different from LGBTQIA+ people. As Queer people, we need to stand in solidarity with disabled people, and fully aim at integrating society to them. Inclusion and enablers should be the philosophy driving a society towards a truly rainbow nation.
In the context of Pride Month 2021, a “Groupe De Parole” was organised by the Young Queer Alliance on Saturday, 26 June 2021 which enabled young LGBT people to share their life experiences in a post-lockdown situation.