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About Youth Services

Youth Services is a group of young people passionate about the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people. Elected from among the youth volunteers of FPA Sri Lanka for a two-year term, the Youth Services team currently links with groups of young people from and around the Service Delivery Points in Nuwara Eliya, Batticaloa, Ampara, Koggala, Seethawaka, Wathupitiwala, and Colombo. The key role of the Youth Services team is to provide an insight to the strategic work of the Association, bringing in a youth-based perspective and to monitor and evaluate programmes in the area of Adolescents. They also engage in voluntary activities throughout the year, to promote sexual and reproductive health of young people as a right and networks with other organisations to advocate for other issues particularly HIV, gender -based violence and for the rights of the marginalised in society. Youth Services also represent FPA Sri Lanka in regional and international forums while being a part of South Asian Regional Youth Network of IPPF.

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Sri, our chatbot answers common questions about sexual health, contraception, relationships, human development, sexual behaviour and, society. The chatbot is a man-machine ecosystem that acts as a portal for virtual sexual and reproductive health education.


Youth Views

Violence against women and girls is an extreme violation of the human rights of women and girls, and it generates huge economic expenditure for women and families, as well as for communities and societies.

Nikita Shuhumar

Child Abuse crisis in Sri Lanka
As reports of child abuse arise from across the country with regular and horrifying frequency, it is evident that Sri Lanka is facing a nationwide crisis of child abuse.

Tarangee Mutucumarana

Sexual and Gender Based Violence
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is unfortunately rampant in SL and one such type of violence is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Tarangee Mutucumarana

Harassment faced on Public Transportation
The majority of Sri Lankan population uses public transport for their daily travel needs. What more can one expect than to reach their destination safe and sound. So, what does ‘safe and sound’ actually…

Shehani Dilhara

Against Gender Based Violence in schools
“I am Sahan and I was excited to be selected to a new school due to my excellent O/L results. Dancing is my favorite subject. Within a short period of time, I excelled in this subject and was…

කසුනි කටුගම්පල

The need for comprehensive sexuality education amidst the stigma surrounding it.
Being born and raised in the cultural setting of the Eastern-kissed Island that we thrive in can place you in the grip of cardinal customs and unspoken rules; which would, when breached, result in a…

K.R. Visal

ස්ත්‍රී පුරුෂ සමාජභාවීය ප්‍රචණ්ඩත්වය
මගේ නම සෙව්වන්දි. මා කුඩා කල මාගේ මව හා පියා දික්කසාද විය. ඉන් පසුව මගේ භාරකාරීත්වය මාගේ මවට හිමි වූ අතර මව ටික කලක් ගිය පසු වෙනත් විවාහයකට යොමුවිය. 

ආර්. එම්. කසුණි ගංගා මාදවී

Youth News

Orientation Programme by FPA Youth Services Committee
The Youth Services Committee of FPA Sri Lanka is leading the charge for reproductive health rights. The inaugural orientation…
The Youth Services Committee of FPA - Planning meeting
The Youth Services committee of FPA ; The Youth Tehcnical Advisory Committee met for the month of August to discuss plans and…
“No Excuse for Abuse”: The Campaign
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a pandemic within the pandemic. Globally, almost one third (30%) of women have experienced…

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