Feminist and Youth-led Action (FAYA)

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I Inactive

Key Information

To demonstrate innovative in-school and out-of-school comprehensive sex education delivery and support policy implementation in Rajasthan, Tanzania and Kenya.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

India, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania

Activity URL

Not applicable or unknown

Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


2018 - 2021


Kenya Red Cross Society, Dasra, Population Foundation of India, Muthengo development solutions, Foundation for Civil society limited, Quilt AI, Femina HIP, Centre for the study of adolescence, Kenya Youth Muslim Development Trust

Ministry Affiliation


COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope

Global / regional

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education

Cross-cutting areas

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Gender equality
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys (both in school and out of school), Girls (both in school and out of school), Youth


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary

Other populations reached

  • Community leaders
  • Fathers
  • Mothers
  • Religious leaders

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Health and childcare services

  • Adolescent-friendly health services
  • Condom distribution
  • Referrals to health services

Life skills education

  • Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE)
  • Gender, rights and power
  • Sexual and reproductive health (including puberty education)

Social/gender norms change

  • Media campaigns

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved social and emotional learning/skills and mindsets

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved nutrition
  • Improved sexual and reproductive health
  • Improved understanding of sexual harassment, coercion, and consent
  • Increased agency and empowerment
  • Increased knowledge of HIV, puberty, and sexual and reproductive health
  • Increased knowledge of rights
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms
  • Reduced adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Reduced child marriage