Washington, DC - Today, youth activists with Advocates for Youth announced a new, national network of young people starting a ground breaking grass roots effort to create a national abortion practical support network by and for young people. Hundreds of youth around the nation will start a practical support effort on their campuses or community, become an abortion doula, understand the laws and medical facts around self manage abortion care, provide housing or rides for others needing abortion care, and join other activists in fighting abortion bans.
Advocates for Youth, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP filed a lawsuit today to block provisions of the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX rule, which will slash schools’ obligations to respond to reports of sexual harassment and assault.
Today, the Department of Education released its final rule on Title IX, which guts student survivors’ rights and tips the scales of school sexual misconduct cases in favor of perpetrators and schools that wish to sweep sexual violence under the rug.
The ACLU's Women’s Rights Project filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) today on behalf of Know Your IX, a project of Advocates for Youth.
Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Organizations Issue Call to Action for Sex Education
May is Sex Ed for All Month, an initiative spearheaded by a coalition of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice organizations committed to ensuring all young people have access to the education and health care they need to secure the future they envision for themselves.
Guide for Healthcare Professionals Launches on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day to Support Young People Living with HIV
Advocates for Youth has partnered with young people living with HIV, pediatric and adult care providers, and AIDS service organizations to design Medical Mentorship, a guide focused on supporting young people living with HIV to smoothly transition to and navigate adult care.