Positive Sexual Health Conference

About this Event

This event will highlight and discuss the issue of sexual health and the rights of young people to inclusive, holistic and accurate sex education and information. The event will feature key note speakers, interactive workshops, panel discussion and arts based sessions and will provide a space for young people to have their voices heard on sexual health rights. The conference and youth summit will open and build on a national dialogue to share learning between young people and decision makers on the issue of sexual health and the rights of young people.

This event is being led by Youth Work Ireland's 'Sex Talk Team' who are a group of passionate and active young people who have one clear aim - to make sex education for young people, by young peoplel and to young people!


Target Audience:

This conference is for young people aged 14+, youth workers, youth educators, policy makers and anyone interested in learning more about how to support young people around issues of sexual health.

Speakers & Contributors

Riyadh Khalaf - Blogger, Author & Broadcaster
Roe McDermott - Journalist
Anna Keogh aka 'bananas sex ed' - Sex Educator
Louise Bruton -
Robbie Lawlor - Doctoral Scholar in Sexuality Studies, DCU & Co-Founder of Access to Medicines Ireland
Annette Honan - NCCA
John Gilmore - Sr. Lecturer at Canterbury University
Sue Redmond - Mindfulness & Leadership Education Consultant
Senator Ivana Bacik
Daniel Airey - Disability Blogger 'Dan & Darragh Do Ability' & First Dates Ireland

more speakers and contributors to be announced...

Topical Workshops
The event will feature interactive workshops for both workers and young people on issues relating to sexual health, including consent, pornography, healthy relationships, body images, self esteem, identity and more.

In Conversations with.... interactive discussion on issues relating to sexual health and the rights of young people to sex education and information.

Showcase of best practice initiatives on sexual health, information and education that are happening in Ireland.

Fun and Creative Activities
Interactive and arts based space for delegates to explore their rights to sexual health information and education.

The YES Project Launch
The YES Project (Youth Empowerment in SRE) is a new programme aimed at supporting youth workers educate young people on sexual health. The programme focuses on sexual identity, consent & decision making.


Youth Work Ireland Members Registration Fee

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