The Youth Technical Advisory Committee (YTAC) is a group of young people passionate about the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of young people. Elected from among the Youth Volunteers of FPA Sri Lanka for a two-year term, YTAC currently links with groups of young people from and around the Service Delivery Points in Batticaloa, Matara, Ampara, Koggala and Nuwara Eliya. The key role of YTAC is to provide an insight to the strategic work of the Association, bringing in a youth-based perspective and to monitor and evaluate programmes in the area of Adolescents. YTAC also engages in voluntary activities throughout the year, to promote sexual and reproductive health of young people as a right and networks with other organisations to advocate for other issues particularly HIV, gender -based violence and for the rights of the marginalised in society. YTAC also represents FPA Sri Lanka in regional and international forums while being a part of South Asian Regional Youth Network of IPPF.
KNOWITOWNIT CAMPAIGN LAUNCH 2016
The Youth Technical Advisory Committee (YTAC) of the Family Planning Association Sri Lanka in partnership with Hashtag Generation and Youth Advocacy Network, Sri Lanka organized a 6-a side cricket tournament and quiz competition to commemorate World AIDS Day and mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.
TRILINGUAL SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH GLOSSARY LAUNCHED
The YTAC together with Y PEER Sri Lanka and UNFPA developed and launched a comprehensive national Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) glossary in local languages.
WORKING WITH CHILDREN INFECTED AND AFFECTED BY HIV (2008-2012)
In 2008, the Youth Technical Advisory Committee of FPA Sri Lanka (YTAC), believing that education is the ultimate empowerment, took an initiative to