Subject: [fem-women2000 613] Fw: Sign up to the IPPF youth manifesto
From: lalamaziwa <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 01:31:54 -0500
Seq: 613

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>From: Youth Manifesto <>
Cc: Kathryn Faulkner <>; Jessica Nott <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 7:02 AM
Subject: Sign up to the IPPF youth manifesto

> In 1998 a group of young people under the age of 25 from around the world,
> wrote the IPPF Youth Manifesto. The manifesto promotes young people's
> to sexual and reproductive health information and services, to participate
> and to feel good about themselves, their bodies and their sexuality. The
> International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is now launching a
> campaign to promote the Youth Manifesto and ensure that its messages are
> taken on board by policy makers, communities, parents and young people
> themselves.
> Please help us to gain support for the manifesto by signing up on the
> website at
> where you will be able to find more detailed information about the goals
> the manifesto.  Once you have signed up  your name and country will be
> to a list which will serve as a petition. IPPF will use this petition to
> lobby for young people's sexual and reproductive rights at the upcoming
> United Nations Special Session on Children. This list may also be used by
> young people advocating for changes in sexual and reproductive health
> policies within their own countries.
> We encourage you to  send out the information about the IPPF youth
> to as many organisations/networks/contact as you have to widen the net of
> supporters.
> If you have any questions or would like further information please contact
> (Apologies if you receive this message more than once)

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