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Outstanding Contribution to Youth Health 2020 - Winner Announced

Thursday 03, Dec 2020

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Health 2020 - Winner Announced 

Cristyn Davies 

Cristyn has contributed to the health and wellbeing of young people through scholarly work, original research and advocacy. Her research includes HPV vaccination and the health and wellbeing of gender and sexuality diverse young people. She has worked tirelessly as an advocate for the health, wellbeing and rights of sexuality and gender diverse young people. She has been a member of the Board of Twenty10 for many years. Last year she co-produced a set of videos and film called Well Played about inclusivity in sport.

In 2019 Cristyn was chosen by the Department of Foreign Affairs to attend the 41st United Nations Human Rights Council Session in Geneva Switzerland. She advocated for a human rights based approach to data collection for LGBT people and a range of strategies and interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of transgender and gender diverse people; as well as for action and adequate resourcing to address the high rates of cervical cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU CRISTYN!