This paper reviews the status of the demographic transition worldwide, discusses factors associated with fertility decline, and highlights challenges associated with completing the transition in developing countries.
Senegal is mentioned by UNAIDS as best practice, since it is one of the few countries in Sub Sahara Africa with a very low HIV-prevalence, which is partly being attributed to early, far-reaching education and awareness-raising of the (young) population.
The document comprises a selection of 43 project examples representing 41 GTZ projects that are concerned with SRH of young people. Information for each project covers background information, project approach, results and experiences as well as outlook on future plans of the project.
The report examines how seven countries: the United States, Iran, The Netherlands, Mexico, India, Ghana and Mali have responded to reproductive health needs of their young people.
El presente documento sirve de guía para el análisis de la masculinidad y su relación con la salud reproductiva en adolescentes y jóvenes varones.
The publication is divided into five main sections: Introduction - the content of expert meeting; Background - key issues underlying the need for work with young men; Projects - case study descriptions of the projects outlined in the meeting; Some key issues - discussion of themes and issues rai
In 1999, the Department for International Development (DFID) funded a five-year programme of research into young people's sexual and reproductive health in poorer country settings.
O artigo apresenta um estudo realizado com 1.068 mulheres soropositivas. Os questionários elaborados visavam descrever os aspectos da vida sexual e reprodutiva das entrevistadas, bem como a maneira como elas percebiem o aconselhamento nesta área fornecido pelos Centros de Referências.
This paper is on the vulnerability of youth to HIV/AIDS based on statistics and the risk factors that increase their vulnerability to the epidemic. It offers different policies and strategies to aid policy makers in risk reduction.
This document provides an overview of the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people (aged 10-24) around the world. It uses a variety of sources and studies. However, it does not discuss mother-to-child-transmission, although this remains a major mode of transmission in some parts of the world.