Youth RISE Nigeria is an initiative with a mission to promote evidence based drug policy and interventions with the meaningful involvement of young people and most affected communities.

Strategic Focus

Drug Policy Reform

Drug Policy Reform

Nigeria the most populous African nation is witnessing a surge in availability and consumption of illicit drugs.

Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

Today drugs are easily accessible on the streets that the required resources, information, support, and education needed to keep young people from harm.

HIV; Sexual & Reproductive Health

HIV; Sexual & Reproductive Health

Globally young people are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

Research

Research

Generating evidence is very important in policy advocacy and programming.

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Youthrise Nigeria

A description of the realities and travails of persons who inject drugs in light if HIV, Hepatitis and over-dose prevalence, especially among young persons in Nigeria ... See MoreSee Less

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6 months ago

Youthrise Nigeria

MOVING THE NEEDLES: HIV & PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS IN NIGERIA ... See MoreSee Less

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#ICASA2019 poster session where @Seyii_K made his presentation and engaged in other drug policy discourse with participants.
It was great to see our former Executive Director @Adeolurombi stop by the booth.#DrugPolicyReform

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Watch out for the @YouthRISE_NG and @WHRINetwork ‘Orange Booth’ at the National Symposium and Open House Event holding on the 12th of December 2019
#SupportDontPunish
#16DaysofAction #orangetheworld #violenceagainstwomen #womenusedrugs #whrinetwork
#TheOrangeBooth

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Drug Use is not an excuse for ABUSE!
The current drug policy allows violence against females who use drugs to thrive. It is important that drug policies hold for & protect the very human rights of women who use drugs.
#16DaysofAction
#orangetheworld
#EndViolenceAgainstWomen

Registration for the National Symposium and Open House is still on!!!
Remember deadline is for 12 noon TODAY!
You don't want to miss out on this very insightful program!
Follow link https://t.co/VkRyEZ1S1q to register.

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POLICIES SHOULD BE DEVELOPED HAVING THE VULNERABLE IN MIND

YouthRISE... Towards effective drug control in Nigeria