This summary report provides an overview of the interventions and results achieved by civil society, particularly Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) in contributing to promoting a culture of inclusivity of women and girls with disabilities in eliminating Sexual Gender-Based Violenc
The specific purpose of the research study is to generate evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted adolescents’ and young people’s access to and realization of their SRHR.
In 2021, the world is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration through the Generation Equality Movement, which reflects on how to remove the systemic barriers that hold women back from equal participation in all areas of life, whether in public or in private.
Previous review studies have not systematically mapped the existing body of knowledge on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
Adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are key to achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. ESA is home to 1.74 million adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), representing 60 per cent of this population globally.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of young people’s lives, including their schooling, livelihoods and gender relations, as well as their access to youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.
This study provides examples of successful strategies for motivating adolescents to avoid unprotected intercourse in order to reduce the incidence of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV of adolescents in Zambia.
In Africa, men play key roles in reproductive health - as individuals, family members, community decision-makers, and national leaders. Most reproductive health care, however, focuses on women.