Project: The World is Colorful 🌈โลกหลายหลายไพรด์หลากสี
Period: October 1-2, 2022
Host: ASEAN Youth Advocates Network (AYAN) Thailand & Myanmar
Area: Gender Equality, LGBTQ+ health, Sex education
Situation: Youth, especially LGBTQ+, nowadays is facing lots of challenges i.e. unacceptance from family and folks, stigmatization from bullying and discrimination in education and career causing mental health issues among them. It's time to educate the gender equality and health as well as advocate the acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community in today’s society driven by youth.
Solution: ASEAN Youth Advocates Network (AYAN) Thailand led by Nikki Phinyapincha together with AYAN Myanmar hosted "The World is Colorful 🌈โลกหลายหลายไพรด์หลากสี" project aiming to reducing the judgment to LGBTQ+, supporting mental health and educating on sex education. We invited 5 prominent speakers in the field to share and learn on key topic
Sex education including LGBT health concern myths
Sexual Orientation and gender identity expression
Introduction to Prep program and other services
Reducing complication body image
Impact: Around 50 participants attended the live session where they learnt and shared interactively during the session with each speaker.
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