Insights from COVID-19 Youth Task Force

This article provides insights from the COVID-19 Youth Task Force on sustaining access to voluntary contraception and reproductive health information and care by youth in East Africa during the pandemic. Youth and adolescents need special consideration—while they are sometimes neglected, they increasingly make up a bulk of the population. This article articulates the important role of decision makers and technical advisors in enhancing access to voluntary reproductive health care by youth during COVID-19.

Source: Insights from COVID-19 Youth Task Force

    Videos for Youth on Handwashing, Coughing, and Physical Distancing

    These videos were produced to show young people the importance of physical distancing, elbow coughing, and handwashing.

    Source: Videos for Youth on Handwashing, Coughing, and Physical Distancing

      I Wear My Mask in Public

      This poster is designed to reach young adults with a message about the importance of wearing masks to prevent COVID-19.

      The poster lists reasons why masks are important.

      Source: I Wear My Mask in Public

        Youth Against COVID-19 – Episode 1

        UNFPA is teaming up with Prezi to help young people around the world learn about COVID-19 and how they can help keep their friends, families, and communities safe.

        This episode, produced in partnership with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, will teach about COVID-19. Users can re-create the video to share with their family and friends. This encourages and enables sharing correct and reliable information to take action to stop the spread of COVID-19. The key messages of this episode are available to help the viewer remember the most important information to share here.

        Scripts for the videos are available here so that each young person delivers the same correct message.

        Visitors can go to Prezi to learn how to create their own videos. A gallery of the videos made by other youth around the world is here.

        Source: Youth Against COVID-19 – Episode 1

          Toolkit to Spread Awareness and Take Action on COVID-19

          Inspired by the actions of young people across the world UNICEF has compiled a set of actions that anyone can take to join the fight against misinformation and stigma, and to promote community support and spirit, divided by the time it will take one to get involved, so anyone can decide how he or she can best contribute.

          Source: Toolkit to Spread Awareness and Take Action on COVID-19

            Grassroot Soccer SKILLZ COVID-19 Response Curriculum (2020, English) – Grassroot Soccer, NEW April 10

            The SKILLZ COVID-19 RESPONSE curriculum was developed in March 2020 to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. Grassroot Soccer (grassrootsoccer.org) and its team of curriculum advisors rapidly designed this sport-based tool as a way for coaches, educators, and parents to easily facilitate fun, simple, and effective sessions with young people (ages 9+).

            Source: Grassroot Soccer SKILLZ COVID-19 Response Curriculum (2020, English) – Grassroot Soccer, NEW April 10