Y-Cap (Capiz Youth for SRHR)
ABOUT THE PROJECT
This project aims to train a team of 20 diversified children and young people to serve as champions of SRHR and create a core team that will increase awareness of young key affected populations regarding SRHR issues. Anthony will provide a series of advocacy campaigns, programs in both in-school and out-of-school settings in Roxas City, and engage stakeholders to support, uphold, create, and implement programs and ordinances related to safeguarding the sexual and reproductive health and rights of children and young people.
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Anthony is the official social media committee chair for ACT!2015 and a member of the ACT!2015 Youth Alliance in the Philippines. In January of 2014, Anthony was part of the International Youth Steering Committee as the Chairman of the Volunteer Committee for the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights held the PICC in Manila. A member of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders’ Initiative, Anthony is a peer educator on reproductive and sexual health and rights with a focus on HIV/AIDS. Anthony works with BALUTI, Batang Laging Umiiwas sa Tiyak na Impeksyon (Young People Who Avoid Infections) as well as Y-PEER Pilipinas. Anthony is also a member of the Youth Consortium for the Passage of the Reproductive Health Bill, the Cavite Integrated STI and HIV Council, and the National Committee for Children and Young People on HIV. Anthony currently works for TaskUs, Inc. and took an online course from the University of Manchester on Global Health and Humanitarianism and a course on International Women's Health and Human Rights from Stanford University Online. Anthony served as a junior reporter at the Kabataan News Network, a youth-oriented news program funded by UNICEF and Probe Media Foundation, Inc. Anthony also writes for mulatpinoy.ph about young people’s health and rights issues.