How early is too early? Adolescents’ perspective on gender norms and sexual and reproductive health

Case Studies & Research
African Population and Health Research Center
8 p.

This brief is part of a series on gender norms and their impact on young adolescent SRH. This particular edition looks at the key findings of the baseline data collected in May 2019 from 907 adolescent boys and girls aged 10-15 years, with a mean age of 11.7 years. In particular, it highlights gender differences in gender attitudes, and SRH knowledge, attitudes and behaviors in early adolescence. Subsequent issues in the series shall look at the parents’ and teachers’ perspectives.

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