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Taking place  on 11-12 October 2023, the Forum will be a milestone for the #1point8 Billion Young People for Change campaign, bringing together young people, global decision-makers and advocates in a two-day virtual mainstage. The goal is to mobilize both political and financial commitments toward improved adolescent health and well-being.

Become a part of the movement

Let's share our stories of change! We encourage you to post a video or photo and caption on social media channels sharing an inspiring story of young people making change happen, using #1point8 and encouraging people to join the campaign at

Young people 
(24 years and under)

Are you a young person? Tell us what you want! Please share what you want for your well-being on social media, using #1point8 and inviting your network to join the campaign at  

(Above 24 years)

As a youth ally, you can also support this movement! Share who are the young people (under 24yrs) inspiring your advocacy efforts for adolescent well-being and why? 

Social Media Example
Social Media Example
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Very honoured to be

lending my voice to the #1point8 campaign! 

@mweni_cm from #Zambia 

(a young poet & the host of the @learnmynamepodcast_) is the young person who inspires me with the power of vulnerability in her artistry. Who inspires you in advocating for adolescent health? Join the campaign @1point8billion and demand action for the health and well-being of young people.

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Use the hashtag! #1point8

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Handle: @1point8billion

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Handle: @PMNCH 

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Handle: @PMNCH

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Handle: @1point8billion

Use the 1point8 filter and Giphy stickers

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Step 1
Head over to the 1point8billion 
Instagram page.

Step 2
Locate the filters panel (✨), that can be found
next to the reels section.

Step 3
Click on the filter you want to use and tap "try it".

Step 4
Choose to make a video or click a photograph.

Step 5
Click on the sticker icon on the top of the screen.

Step 6
Type "1point8" in the search bar.

Step 7
Choose from the array of stickers available.

Step 8
Scale and rotate the stickers as per your liking.

Speak up, Speak out!

Social Cards

The size provided can be used on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Videos & GIF's

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For additional Videos and Gifs,
along with captions, click on the download button below.

Zoom Backgrounds

Use Custom 1.8 Zoom Backgrounds for all your Online meets.

1 million young voices = powerful advocacy tool for change

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What young people want QR code

Scan and share the QR code to make young voices heard!

What Young People Want is a Chatbot that aims to engage young people by capturing their nuanced perspectives, priorities, concerns, and ambitions. Through our dashboard,  and by searching key topics, sub-categories, demographic factors, and geographies, you can explore young people’s responses thus far so that they might inform policy and financial commitment mobilization.

Collect stories of change using the Chatbot

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Green social card with a quote from Elizabeth Wathuti
Blue social card featuring Chloe from Berlin
Blue social card with a quote from Chloe

Use Canva templates through the links below-

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