YEP aims to EDUCATE, EMPOWER and positively EVOLVE young people’s perceptions, attitudes and behaviours around sexual health & blood borne viruses (SHBBV).

YEP Crew Supporter Blog Post – Minna Baker: What is Incontinence?

Posted by: Anania Tagaro on September 12, 2018 in Leave a comment

For many Australians, going to the bathroom isn’t a big deal. When you get the urge to do a wee or a poo you can easily hold it until you have access to a bathroom. But many Australian women face a different reality and struggle with incontinence. Due to stigma... Read more »



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YEP Volunteer Blog Post, Anna Wrobel: Emergency Contraception and its Myths!

Accidents can happen, that’s why there is emergency contraception (EC) – a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancies after you had unprotected sex. So being clued up on emergency contraception is a must for anybody wanting to enjoy worry-free sex. However, it can be hard sometimes to figure out what are facts and what’s unhelpful fiction when you talk to your friends about contraception or look up stuff on the internet.

So let’s have a look at the most common myths about emergency contraception!

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YEP Youth & SHBBV Sector Blog Post – Bianca Fish, Hepatitis WA: Hepatitis C Testing – Knowing is the First Step

Many thousands of people in Australia have hep C but don’t know they have it. This may be because people don’t understand how hep C is transmitted or because usually there are no obvious signs when a person first comes in contact with the virus. It is important to know if you have hep C because there is a cure. Treatment for hep C is easy to access, safe to take and can cure the virus in around 95% of cases.

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YEP Youth Sector & SHBBV Blog Post – Wendi Torres, WA Health: How Shame? Proper Shame!

If you are young and Indigenous you will most likely know this word: Shame! This word is universal in the Indigenous world and for those who don’t know it is used in the context to express being embarrassed or shameful. One of the many times we feel “shame” is when it comes to talking about sex and relationships, even our parents feel shame talking to us about it and this is often where us mob miss out on important information!

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What's happening at YEP

YEP at Fairground 2016

This year not only is YEP attending Fairground 2016…BUT we’re also presenting!!!

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Safe Schools Coalition WA: Introductory Session

Creating safe and inclusive environments for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families.

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Vanessa Vlajkovic

Hi! My name is Nessa and I’m 20 years old. I’m studying Journalism at Edith Cowan University, with a Public Relations minor. I am an avid reader, writer, traveller and cheerleader. I’m also a passionate advocate for the deafblind community, and for other types of disability. I’ve been on the committee of the Youth Disability Advocacy Network (YDAN) at YACWA for a few months, and through them have developed a desire to become a YEP volunteer, as I want to expand my horizons.

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