The report presents the result of the survey of children 10 to 15 years of age and parents conducted to find out parent-child communication. it shows that many families are waiting too long to discuss, and not talking enough about many issues, including sexuality.
The sheet highlights the Women's Centre project in Jamaica. It focuses on prevent second adolescent pregnancies by supporting young mothers.
A three-volume set of publications serves as a practical manual, a toolkit for people at the state and local levels who are interested in taking action to prevent teen pregnancies in their communities.
Context: Relatively little is known about how poverty and illiteracy affect women's decisions to adopt contraception, specifically their likelihood of never having practiced contraception.
This article summarizes some of the survey findings about young Indonesians in this period of rapid social change.
The publication provides a detailed review of national laws and policies affecting women in seven francophone African countries. One part of the country review focuses on the rights of special group: female minors and adolescents.
This issue concentrates on the questions of "What characterizes socially marginalized youth?", "What can be done to address the needs of socially marginalized youth?", and "What obstacles do programmes for socially marginalized youth face?"
This paper encourages programme planners to understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on vulnerable adolescents, to assess the needs and assets of young participants in prevention programmes, and to emphasize youth empowerment and cultural competency when developing interventions for
The sheet highlights the TARSHI project in India. It focuses on talking about reproductive and sexual health issues with youth by a telephone helpline.
The sheet highlights the REDESS-JOVENES project in Peru. It focuses on building a coalition to support youth.