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Gram Praudyogik Vikas Sansthan

RYP - Reaching Young People and Creation of DYPCC

Location: Kishangnaj, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali of Bihar

Partner: UNICEF, Bihar

About the Project

The purpose of RYP is:

  • To reach 2,000 adolescents and youths in out of school and unorganised set up in each Kishanganj, Vaishali and Muzaffarpur districts of Bihar in order to increase their awareness and information on HIVby 2011.
  • Identifyleadersfrom amongst members of Red Ribbon Club’s and form DYPCC – District Young People Coordination Committee, a district level forum of Information Exchange on not just HIV but other youth related issues for example – trafficking, early marriage, child rights and many more.

Activities Conducted

  • Increased general and sexual health information;
  • Adoption of health-seeking behaviour and positive gender perspectives;
  • Skills and leadership, support networks and necessary enabling environments will be created;
  • Increased community capacity, recognition and response to young people;
  • Increased advocacy, sharing of experiences and networking on various youth related issues;
  • Creation of DYPCC – a district level forum for young people.

Services Delivered

Identified Segments Segment-wise Break-up of Identified Out of School Youth
Youth in and around railway platform 137
Youth in and around bus stand 193
Youth in and around red light area (data Kambal Shah) 49
Working in brick kilns 1453
Dhaba/restaurants 168
Market place or haat 1086
Youth (female) indulged  in sexual activities (away from the red light area and home-based, agreement with their male partners ) in the intervention villages 819
Youth in and around country liquor vendors 205

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women empowerment Women Empowerment
livelihood Livelihood
water Water and Sanitation
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