Wilson Center Event Discusses Youth Engagement In Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights Efforts

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Elizabeth Wang, intern with the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, discusses “a recent Wilson Center event on engaging youth and protecting their sexual and reproductive health and rights.” Wang highlights comments from panel participants, including Sarah Barnes, project director of the Maternal Health Initiative; Preston Mitchum, senior legal and international policy analyst at Advocates for Youth; Cate Lane, senior technical adviser of adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health at Pathfinder International; Lada Nuzhna, youth representative at Teenergizer!; Ilya Zhukov, global focal point for comprehensive sexuality education at UNFPA; and Sarah Keogh, senior research scientist at the Guttmacher Institute (11/8).