Edith Asamani is a sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV/AIDS advocate. Currently, she is the Advocacy Officer for Curious Minds in Ghana as well as the Conference Manager of the 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights. Edith serves as the national focal person for the Global Youth Coalition on HIV & AIDS (GYCA), working actively with the Ghana AIDS Commission and UNFPA to ensure that young people are actively involved in the national and global AIDS response. Since 2009, Edith has been a National Executive Committee Member of the local chapter of the African Youth and Adolescent Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN).
In 2011, Edith was a member of the group of young people asked by the Ghana AIDS Commission to review the final draft of the HIV & AIDS Operational Plan of the National Strategic Plan. The group worked hard to ensure that comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education and services for young people were linked to HIV programming and strongly advocated for further involvement of young people in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Plan.
Edith has gained some voluntary work experience with UNFPA and UNICEF in Ghana and is also actively involved in the ICPD and Post-MDG agenda, including discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals.