The factsheet presents the guiding principles with respect to the human rights of children set out by the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and briefly illustrates the disastrous sexual and reproductive health as a result of violations of their rights.
This booklet describes fourteen countries' response to address the problems faced by adolescents by showing the various programmes and activities that the countries are carrying out.
The factsheet addresses the issue of families that: families are diverse; abuse and violations can occur within families; and many children grow up or spend part of their children outside of a family unit. Key actions for governments and civil society are suggested.
Rights. Respect. Responsibility.® is Advocates for Youth’s national, long-term campaign giving voice to a new vision of adolescent sexual health.
The factsheet explains what sexuality education means, its goal and approach. Key actions for governments are also presented. The fact sheet can be used as advocacy tools for anyone working in the area of young people's sexual and reproductive health.
The factsheet presents the world situation of trafficking in girls and suggests key actions to be undertaken. Statements of international commitments presented at the ICPD, Cairo 1994 and Convention on the Rights of the Child are also included.
The factsheet presents facts and consequences of unintended pregnancies and unsafe sex Statements of international commitments presented at the ICPD, Cairo 1994, Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and CEDAW
This advocacy booklet details UNFPA's work with global partners to respond to the reproductive health needs of refugees and internally displaced persons in crisis situations around the world: providing services to address complications of pregnancy and delivery, the transmission of sexually
This booklet describes the adolescent population of the seven countries in terms of their demographic profile such as their population size, age of marriage, educational attainment, employment, and health, among others.
This issue focuses on the questions of "What is sexual abuse?", "How prevalent is sexual abuse among young adults?", "How does sexual abuse affect young adult reproductive health?", and "How can the needs of victims of sexual abuse be met?"