U-Report is now active in 60 countries, benefiting 8 million users all over the world. Country U-Reports are run by UNICEF and partners on the ground, including local government, non-governmental organizations and young people themselves. U-Report is available via numerous messaging, social media and SMS channels, and even works on a basic mobile phone. It is free, anonymous and easy to use.
The platform will help the voices and views of young people in Lesotho achieve higher places, being heard, connecting adolescents opinions and realities around the country and empowering them to seek for their rights.
U-Report Lesotho will be managed by a U-Report Steering Committee and Youth Committee. In addition to serving as U-Reporters, adolescents and young people, along with other members of the steering committee, make sure that U-Report content are relevant, appropriate and useful.
On your first phase, the project will face the challenge of prevent HIV/AIDS among adolescents and young people. Which is a mainly concern in the country, the rates show that Lesotho has the second highest HIV prevalence in the world. And every week, 28 adolescent girls 10-19, and seven adolescent boys are newly infected with HIV.
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