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Pan Africanism: Mass movement building for youth advocates in Africa

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Mar 20, 2019 1:32 PM Nairobi

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Speakers

Levi Barak Singh (@LeviSingh6)
Youth Development Advocate
Levi Singh is a 24 year old, Youth Development Advocate from Durban, South Africa. His Advocacy focus in the Youth Development Context are in the Areas of Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights, Comprehensive Sexual Education, HIV prevention, Climate Change/Environmental Sustainability and Youth participation and involvement within the new global development architecture (Sustainable Development Goals),African Unions Agenda 2063,United Nations Secretary General's Global Strategy on women, children and adolescent health 2015-2030 and the International Conference on Population & Developments Beyond 2014 review (Addis Ababa declaration on Population and Development). At age 18,Mr Singh was recognized as a UNAIDS provincial ambassador in 2013 and has since gone on to represent the youth of South Africa, regionally and internationally. He serves as a Regional Youth Advisor to the United Nations Population Fund and National Focal Point to the Global Youth Coalition on AIDS/HIV, and has since b
Varyanne Sika
Research Manager @The Wide Margin
Varyanne is a Development and Feminist researcher, writer and editor. She is the editor-in-chief of a digital African feminist journal, The Wide Margin, and works full time as research manager.
Christina Chilimba
Environmental Health & Environmental Science and Technology Specialist
Christina Chilimba is a 28 year old young leader in Malawi who is passionate about youth development and community development. Christina is an Environmental Health as well as Environmental Science and Technology Specialist, but her passion has always been giving back to her community, country and continent. Christina has worked her way up and graduated from university with a degree in Environmental Science and Technology and went as far as to enroll in an Environmental Health Master’s degree program where she is now completing her thesis on Barriers to Sexual Reproductive Health Services And Rights Among Youth At Dzaleka Refugee Camp In Dowa District, Malawi. For the past four years now she has spent volunteering and empowering young people and supporting communities. She was appointed youth advocate for the Graca Machel Trust RMNCAH plus nutrition mentorship programme in her time in this programme she has led and coordinated more than 10 youth clubs and networks across Malawi.