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"We Choose To Be Healthy”"

5.We Choose To Be Healthy” Event. (Youth Group ASTRA, Global Fund for Women)

The goals of the project were to inform young people living in Georgia about SRHR including a broad range of health and rights issues related to sexuality and reproduction. This includes: sexuality education, abortion, family planning, STIs including HIV/AIDS prevention, assisted reproduction, adolescents’ rights and to sexual and reproductive health information and services free of discriminations.

We held one day action in United Nations/Summer Camp For Young People Aged 15-18 which located in Tsxnety We Gave Them information About STDs Such As: Gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae), Syphilis (Treponema pallidum), Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) (Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes L1, L2, L3. Chlamydia), Hepatitis B. ,Herpes simplex, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS), Trichomoniasis (Trichomonas vaginalis) Distributed Booklet “We choose to be healthy”, T Shirts with Slogan and Made Mobile Phone Hangers also give them for distribution among their friend booklets, poster HIV/AIDS, T Shirts,


Reproductive Health and Mass-media

The aim of the project was to inform the journalists on such problematic issues as: poverty, labour migration, human trafficking, domestic violence, reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS.
In order to raise awareness of the journalists regarding these issues was the organization of the school for the journalists which implied four-day seminars. The selection was processed under the specially organized council.The trained journalists had to write the articles in the magazines and newspapers over the year. The project included the prize fund.

Public Hearing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europarliament -2008

Was organised by the Committee on Womens Rights and Gender Equality of European Parliament and ASTRA representative were was present recent trends regarding sexual and reproductive rights in Central and Eastern Europe.

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