Onward Chironda is the Founder and Executive Director of My Age Zimbabwe, a youth organisation that focuses innovating communication on advocacy for improved sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people. Onward’s experience comes from being the National Facilitator of the Young People's Network on Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV and AIDS which is the African Youth Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN) in Zimbabwe (2013-2015).

Onward has represented young people in various local and regional and international platforms including the Global Fund Partnership Forum 2015, Girls Not Brides Global Members Meeting 2015, African Youth Charter Summit 2012, ICASA 2015, the United Nations Partnership for Newborn, Maternal and Child Health ‘Every Woman, Every Child’ Strategy Stakeholder Consultation 2016, among others.

Onward is part of the Youth Engage ACT2015 Alliance on the Post-2015 Agenda, which advocates for meaningful youth participation and inclusion sustainable development policy in Zimbabwe. He is also part of the Women Deliver World Young Leaders program, where he has been awarded a seed grant to implement a project on empowerment of girls and young women.

Articles:

The Paradox of Sex Appeal and Abstinence

Young People Holding the Key to Ensuring We Meet the SDGs