SCORA

SCORA

Standing Committee on Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Including HIV & AIDS

Welcome to SCORA!

The Standing Committee on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV and AIDS is a gathering of passionate individuals who are committed to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights and are arduous about creating positive change in their local communities.

Vision

A world where every individual is empowered to exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights equally, free from stigma and discrimination.

Mission

To provide our members with the tools necessary to advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights within their respective communities in a culturally respected fashion. This has been accomplished through building the skills and the knowledge about, providing trainings on Comprehensive Sexuality Education other respective reproductive health issues, exchanging ideas and projects, as well as drafting policies and working with our external partners in order to create change in local, regional and international level.

Objectives

  1. To raise awareness on topics related to HIV and AIDS and sexual and reproductive health.
  2. To decrease the stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS.
  3. To raise awareness and increase knowledge about facts, scientific research, global agreements and documents concerning sexual and reproductive health.
  4. Promote positive sexuality and healthy sexual life.
  5. Advocating for policies concerning sexual and reproductive health and represent medical student worldwide
  6. Collaborate and facilitate joint actions concerning medical education, public health, and human rights.
  7. Provide tools for capacity building for future healthcare professionals in terms of sexual and reproductive health and rights

Focus Areas

Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Maternal Health and access to safe abortion

Sexuality and gender identity

Gender-Based Violence

HIV and other STIs

Activities

Our latest activities

IDAHOTB Week 2020

IDAHOTB WEEK 2020 The SCORA Team of LU with the coordination of the LORA Elie Charro organized an LGBTQ+ themed week. The NORA, SCORA mini-EB, LU mini-EB, and LU LeMSIC…
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Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt “Stories of abuse and harassment and a guide towards recovery” SCORA is pleased to share with you its latest publication, the “Love shouldn’t hurt” booklet. Sexual abuse…

SCORA X-Change

All of us are looking for opportunities to grow academically and become more effective members in our society. It is very rare for an event or project to encompass both…

Sex Education

Every now and then a series hits the blockbuster marker that redefines our views on a certain social topic. The Netflix series “Sex Education” was exactly that for our SCORAngels.…

Express yourself: Storytelling nights

Someone to not only hear us, but to actually listen, is what we all hope to have in our life, and if we can actually speak out knowing the person…
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World AIDS Day Walk

Today, around 2500 Lebanese citizens are living with HIV. However, this number is a gross underestimate. While treatment is provided free of charge by the MoPH, a lot of stigma…