About Y-Peer Network
The Youth Peer Education Network is a comprehensive youth-to- youth initiative. Connecting thousands of young people, Y-PEER aims to promote healthy life styles and to empower young people at different levels through peer to peer approach. Y-PEER was created by UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) in partnership with UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund). Y-PEER was launched in 1999 and established in 2011 by UNFPA as a network of organizations and institutions, working in the field of Sexual and Reproductive health and has branches in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Y-PEER was established to support, provide information and train young people on number of issues, in particular sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
The Y-PEER youth peer education network of organizations and institutions has been pioneered by UNFPA in 2002 and is working in the field of sexual and reproductive health in 52 countries throughout the world
Strengthen and spread high quality peer-to-peer education in the field of adolescent sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV prevention worldwide.
Peer-to-peer education using alternative methods of education (such as theatre-based techniques, role games, simulations, etc.)
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