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Youba Darif

Youba Darif

Country: Morocco

Pronoun: He/Him 
Youba is a young activist advocating for gender diversity and sexual health and bodily rights and a citizen journalist. He is the vice-executive director of Kasbah Tal’fin organisation Kasbah Tal’fin organization. Youba is a Swedish Institute Leader Lab Program Alumni. Youba has facilitated for more than two years workshops related to sexual health and sexuality in different sittings in his country and abroad. He worked as an investigator on the first needs assessment research about LGBTIQ+ community needs in collaboration with a local organization. He was one of the young people who actively participated in the Technical Consultation on Youth Leadership in the HIV Response in the MENA Region by UNAIDS, UNDP and the World Health Organization that took place in Sharm El Sheikh/Egypt. The First Regional Youth Network on HIV and SRHR “SIBA” was launched during this consultation and he was elected to be the Head of the Stigma and Discrimination Steering Committee.

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