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.

4 weeks ago

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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!!🎉
Season greetings from all of us at YouthRISE Nigeria 🎄🎁
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7 months ago

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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Today, the ToT on NSP Implementation kicked off with the leadership of @Fmohnigeria; @YouthRISE_NG & @SFHNigeria with keen support from @WHONigeria, @GlobalFund & @frontlineaids to build capacity of national stakeholders & implementing partners ahead of NSP roll out in Nigeria.

Our recently released policy brief explores the role of police as partners in #HIV prevention, from facilitating #HarmReduction services to protecting the #HumanRights of people who use and inject drugs. Download your copy here https://t.co/WcXdAifLS1

Civil Societies act as the ‘voices on the ground’! Gathering evidence and experiences to guide policy dialogues and policy formulation.

#HarmReduction #TWG #SupportDontPunish

Have you joined the #WeArePeople campaign in raising awareness to protect human dignity irrespective of whoever or whatever is involved?
Join the campaign TODAY! @YouthRISE_NG https://t.co/MpwqZiWqVr

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Have you joined the #WeArePeople campaign in raising awareness to protect human dignity irrespective of whoever or whatever is involved?
Join the campaign TODAY! As we take steps in promoting youth-centered drug policy, right to health & social justice for people who use drugs.

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POLICIES SHOULD BE DEVELOPED HAVING THE VULNERABLE IN MIND

YouthRISE... Towards effective drug control in Nigeria