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