Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA)
Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA) is a youth-led global network of over 7,271 young leaders and adult allies working on youth and HIV/AIDS in over 170 countries world-wide. GYCA's mission is to empower young leaders with the skills, knowledge, resources and opportunities they need to scale up HIV/AIDS interventions amongst their peers.
Better Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young People Affected by HIV
The Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA) will partner with the International AIDS Alliance on their “Better Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young People Affected by HIV” project. GYCA will: 1) participate in the Program Board and Steering Committee; 2) influence donor policies to include commitments to rights-based integration; and 3) help to influence the post-MDG framework and the ICPD+20 processes to include a strong commitment to health and human rights of marginalized group.
Training and Development of Youth HIV Organizations Funded by the Staying Alive Foundation
The purpose of this project is to implement group training and provide resources to sustain continuous learning opportunities for youth organizations during their second, third and fourth years as Staying Alive Foundation (SAF) grantees. Through these activities PHI will help SAF achieve its goal of helping its grantees become stronger advocates for HIV prevention.
Youth Advocacy for HIV Prevention Research
The Global Youth Coalition on AIDS (GYCA) will 1) write an advocacy briefing paper on youth and HIV vaccine research; 2) create a factsheet on youth and HIV vaccine research; 3) identify a youth 'champion'/representative for the 2012 International AIDS Conference to be held in July; 4) develop a long-term, transparent process for recruiting and engaging youth champions to advocate for HIV vaccine research; 5) develop and facilitate an E-course on youth, HIV and new prevention technology and 6) identify a facilitation consultant to help facilitate the E-course along with GYCA staff.