Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) envisages a Society where children and young people live a fulfilled life, and walk in the fullness of their potential.
WHAT WE DO
Policy,Research and Advocacy
We conduct youth driven evidence based research, inform policy through public advocacy and engagement. We strive to keep youth engaged socially and politically to ensure that their concerns are highlight and their voices heard in the overall policy making process.
Agenda 2030 and Youth
We work to activate the power of young people in the SDGs accountability process through Annual African Youth SDGs Summit and ensure the voice of young in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process.
Scholarships and Library
Scholarships and Children Reading Program are the heart of YAG`s programs. In line with Agenda 2030`s principle of “leave no one behind” we reach marginalized groups such as Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) with scholarships and lifelong learning program. We do child sponsorships, counseling and after school reading clubs.
Sexual and Reproductive Health
We reach in and out of school young people with education and interventions to combat child marriage, teenage pregnancy/AIDS and unsafe abortion through youth empowerment and life skills activities.
We are comprised of young leaders in Africa, and we want to continue to bring forth better talents and resources to nourish the younger generation.
The Executive Director of Youth Advocates Ghana and the Convener of the African Youth SDGs Summit,Emmanuel Ametepey has been recognised by The Future Awards Africa 2018 for prize for Advocacy Honoree. The...
Overview Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) is a youth-led Non Governmental Organization (NGO) located at Nsawam, Eastern Region, Ghana. We are currently seeking candidates for positions on our Board of Directors,...
The Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Ambassador Ron Strikker, and a high powered delegation from the Netherlands Embassy, Accra paid a working visit the team at Youth Advocates Ghana,Nsawam....
Topics as sex,abortion and sexual abuse are complex issues that are deeply rooted in Ghanaian culture which have not been adequately addressed. With initial funding from the Dutch Embassy in Accra,Afra...
In 2016,Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) is implementing a new project called Adolescent Health Corner in partnership with Web Foundation,Netherlands with financial support from the Dutch Embassy in Accra.The Project will...