Statements & press releases


The Native Youth Sexual Health Network is available for press conferences, interviews, and other media by request. Contact us if you are interested.
 
The following are statements and press releases by NYSHN:
  • August 8, 2015
  • #WaterIsSacred ­ Supporting Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence: A Rites of Passage for Our Bodies & the Water
  • October 2, 2014
  • Creating Medicines for the Love of Our People - Sisters in Spirit
  • July 18, 2014
  • Global Indigenous Youth Leadership in Action: Building the next generation of HIV Prevention Revolution across Australia and the Torres Strait Islands
  • July 16, 2014
  • Launch of Website for Community-led Database for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women on Anniversary of Bella Laboucan-Mclean’s Death
  • May 28, 2014
  • Native Youth Sexual Health Network and National Aboriginal Council of Midwives Launch Aboriginal Midwifery Toolkit
  • May 14, 2014
  • Statement on International Expert Group Meeting: Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights - UNPFII 13th Session
  • May 12, 2014
  • Joint Statement on International Expert Group Meeting: Environmental Violence, Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights - UNPFII 13th Session
  • March 14, 2014
  • #ItStartsWithUs - Supporting the Resurgence of Community-Based Responses to Violence. Collaborative Statement and Resources with Families of Sisters in Spirit and No More Silence
  • March 11, 2014
  • Joint Statement on Environmental Violence and Reproductive Health - 25th session of Human Rights Council
  • February 14, 2014
  • February 14th Women’s Memorial Marches - Not Forgetting the Legacy and Honoring through Action
  • February 10, 2014
  • Native Youth Sexual Health Network and National Aboriginal Council of Midwives Announce Partnership during “Heart Your Parts” Week 2014!
  • January 15-17, 2014
  • Testimony submitted to UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on the Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Expert Group Meeting
  • December 17, 2013
  • Responding to the Violence of Ongoing Colonialism on December 17th: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
  • November 28, 2013
  • Walking With Our Sisters Youth Engagement & Leadership
  • October 18, 2013
  • NYSHN statement to National Energy Board regarding Line 9 Pipeline Proposal
  • October 15, 2013
  • Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples during official country visit
  • October 1, 2013
  • For each bead, moccasin top & ceremony for our missing and murdered Indigenous women and families: NYSHN Statement of Support & Media Advisory for Walking With our Sisters
  • August 8, 2013
  • In Honor of the Young Women's Empowerment Project and Youth Speaking for Themselves
  • July 28, 2013
  • Justice for Bella Laboucan-McLean and Family and What You Can Do
  • July 9, 2013
  • Statement on Justice, Criminalization, and Incarceration - EMRIP 2013
  • July 8, 2013
  • Joint statement on Extractive Industries and Reproductive Justice - EMRIP 2013
  • July 4, 2013
  • NYSHN statement in support of 4th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk
  • May 22, 2013
  • Joint statement on Environmental Violence and Reproductive Health to Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples - UNPFII 12th session
  • May 21, 2013
  • Joint statement on Culture, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS - UNPFII 12th session
  • March 1, 2013
  • NYSHN and Families of Sisters in Spirit release a joint statement and resources; "Police (In)Justice: Responding Together to Change the Story."
  • January 16, 2013
    NYSHN Joins #HeartYourParts National Sexual/Reproductive Health Campaign
  • December 20, 2012
    NYSHN statement & resources on recent sexual assault in Thunder Bay in support of Indigenous women in IDLE NO MORE and all survivors of violence
  • December 14, 2012
    NYSHN endorses the Two-Spirit Leadership Call on Washington to Include Native Women in the Re-Authorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • October 19, 2012
    NYSHN partners with Young Lakota at imagineNATIVE! Reproductive justice rally, film screening, and after-party
  • October 9, 2012
    NYSHN and First Nations Child Caring Society submission of human rights violations against Indigenous children and youth to UN Universal Period Review of Canada
  • July 21, 2012
    The First National Native American Youth HIV/AIDS Council
  • May 15, 2012
    Statement on Human Rights and Child Welfare System - UNPFII 11th session
  • May 10, 2012
    Statement on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls - UNPFII 11th session
  • April 29, 2012
    The 2nd declaration for health, life and defense of our lands, rights and future generations
  • February 14, 2012
    Raising our voices to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and 21 years of Women's Memorial Marches
  • November 18, 2011
    Indigenous Young Women Speak their Truths and Build theirs Strengths in Saskatoon, SK
  • April 18, 2011
    Aboriginal Young Women's Creative Essay Content Winners
  • July 1, 2010
    Declaration for health, life and defense of our lands, rights and future generations

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