YFS Youth Forum launched

YFS Youth Forum 2019 was launched in Dhaka by SERAC-Bangladesh with the presence of Assistant Director (MCH Unit­), Director General of Family Planning, Dr. Manjur Hossain, S M Shaikat, Executive Director of SERAC-Bangladesh, youth advocates, medical students, and midwives in Dhaka on Tuesday, 27st August 2019.

The forum intends to create a scope as well as space for youth to make a bridge among the policymakers to revitalize public support through adolescent and youth-led advocacy on ensuring youth-friendly services to influence policymakers. The initiative was taken by Right Here Right Now Bangladesh.

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Executive Director of SERAC-Bangladesh, SM Shaikat opened the platform for youth advocates officially and urged the Government to put more concentration on ensuring youth-friendly quality services. He also inspired the youth participants to be conscious of their rights and responsibilities.

YFS Youth Forum

Assistant Director (MCH Unit­), DGFP, Dr. Manjur Hossain offered the youths and adolescents to work with them actively to assist the service providers for making the centers youth-friendly. He emphasized on educating youth and adolescents about family planning information through those youth-friendly centers.

Among others, SERAC-Bangladesh representatives Tasnia Ahmed, Rokonol Rabbi, Nusrat Sharmin Resma, Nazmul Hasan Oscar and others were also present.

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