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Each young person gradually develops the ability to take full responsibility for her or his own actions and decisions . Thechallenge is to find the balance between protecting young clients and enabling them to exercise autonomy. Young people can be ...
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Obtaining informed consent is a vital aspect of good medical practice. Health professionals should apply their understanding of evolving capacity and awareness of the law in their own country context to assess how far they can include young people in ...
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Sex-positivity celebrates sexuality as an enhancing part of life that brings happiness, energy and celebration; and recognises young people’s rights to express their thoughts, opinions, needs and desires related to sexuality – Article 6 of Sexual Rights: An IPPF declaration. ...
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Maintaining confidentiality and promoting young people’s right to confidentiality is essential to creating trust and encouraging young people to visit and continue using a service for preventive care and counselling. Young people have a right to privacy and autonomy (as ...
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Each young person has a unique identity influenced by ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, and religious, political and cultural beliefs, which can all impact on their sexual and reproductive well-being. Youth-friendly services respect the realities of ...
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There are approximately 3 billion people under 25 and a large percentage of those young people lack the access to sexual and reproductive health services or information that they need to translate their decisions into realities for their lives now ...