Commitment title:

Empower Youth as agents of positive change in their communities

Commitment description:

Wilmat Development Foundation is committed to use the following in achieving the desired results as but not limited to the following: -

- Ensure evidence based approaches are put in place to address the challenges faced by communities,
- Focus massive sensitization of the youth on issues of adolescent and sexual reproductive health
- Massive awareness on effects of Gender Based Violence on community development
- Further promoting and supporting the implementation of the ICPD Agenda,
- Establishing a National Initiative on Youth Policies to support the development and implementation of youth policies through technical assistance, sharing of expertise, knowledge and advocacy.
- Further developing tools, indicators, methodologies and practical research including the identification of successful practices that would allow to build and maintain a solid knowledge and evidence-base for effective, inclusive and gender-responsive youth policies,
- Enabling greater youth involvement in strong, sound and inclusive youth policy monitoring and evaluation systems.
- Strengthening the promotion and application of governance mechanisms that encourage trans-versal and cross-sectoral coordination and work, as well as efficient and effective national-to-local implementation;

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Mobilize youth to fight harmful practices of GBV & child marriage, Engage youths to become agents of change, Reach out to marginalized rural girls & boys to speak out without fear,Tackle violence against girls & boys,Connect specialist to communities
Commitment to be actioned in: Uganda
Submitted from: Uganda
Submitted by
Wilmat Development Foundation
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(4) Access for all adolescents and youth, especially girls, to comprehensive and age-responsive information, education and adolescent-friendly comprehensive, quality and timely services to be able to make free and informed decisions and choices about their sexuality and reproductive lives, to adequately protect themselves from unintended pregnancies, all forms of sexual and  gender-based violence and harmful practices, sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, to facilitate a safe transition into adulthood.