#YES4HER: A Youth Summit in Manila

Location: Manila, The Philippines

Date: 2 March

A gathering for students and young people.

The Youth Empowerment Summit for Human Equality & Rights or '#YES4HER' was an initiative organised by the International Youth Council Pilipinas to mark SheDecides Day. The event was conducted in partnership the Asian Society of Social Improvement and Transformation (ASSIST), and Jose Rizal University (JRU) with institutional collaborators the National Youth Commission, the Department of Health, the Philippine Commission on Women, and the Population Commission. #YES4HER, which was held at the Jose Rizal University in Mandaluyong City, was attended by 200 students, youth leaders, and guests from various sectors.

The objectives of #YES4HER were to:

1. Identify the equity, equality, and rights issues of young people
2. Integrate gender equality, sensitivity and child rights principles among participants; and
3. Develop a manifesto on how to strengthen the reach and support for young key populations.

YES4HER: Youth Empowerment Summit for Human Equality and Rights
March 2, 2018
University Auditorium, Jose Rizal University

Read the full report here: IYC Pilipinas Press Release