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  • ypeeraf@ypeeraf.org
  • Shahre-naow,Kabul, Afghanistan


Y-PEER is a ground-breaking and comprehensive voluntary youth-to-youth initiative. It is a network of youth-led and youth-serving civil society organizations, governmental organizations, community-based organizations, institutions, youth activists, young people, youth advocates and trainers working together on youth-related issues. The issues championed by Y-PEER are physical and mental health, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) including HIV/AIDS; gender-based violence (GBV), youth participation, civic engagement and development of a culture of citizenship; preparedness and emergency response and peacebuilding. Y-PEER is a global network of more than 2000 non-profit organizations and governmental institutions; with active memberships of over 33,000 young people and hundreds of thousands of volunteers from the Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

The Youth Peer Education Network is a comprehensive youth-to-youth initiative. Connecting thousands of young people, Y-PEER aims to promote healthy lifestyles and to empower young people at different levels through peer-to-peer approach. Y-PEER was created by UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) in partnership with UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund).

Y-PEER was launched in 1999 and established in 2011 by UNFPA as a network of organizations and institutions, working in the field of Sexual and Reproductive health and has branches in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Y-PEER was established to support, provide information and train young people on the number of issues, in particular sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.