Childhood overweight and obesity rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are among the highest globally, where nearly four million children under 5 have overweight. The school environment is one of the places where children learn health, nutrition, and physical activity habits.
This article reports on teenage pregnancy and associated factors in Ethiopia. All studies available to the year 2020 conducted on teenage pregnancy in Ethiopia were included.
Delivered globally to promote adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health, comprehensive sex education (CSE) is rights-based, holistic, and seeks to enhance young people’s skills to foster respectful and healthy relationships.
Media coverage and country-level studies have highlighted violence - including sexual and physical abuse - against girls in schools as an important problem in need of immediate attention.
This study aimed to understand how schools across a range of contexts approached the development and delivery of their current Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) curriculum, as well as any specific considerations that may have been given to teaching the topics outlined in the
While violence against children (VAC) has been a long-established global concern, more recently attention has been drawn to how violence occurs in and around schools (VACS) and the role of education in preventing and responding to violence.
Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) face serious challenges to fulfilling their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including vulnerability to HIV, sexually transmitted infections, unintended and unsafe pregnancy.
This study aimed to investigate the global association of grade repetition with bullying victimization in a large-scale school-based cross-sectional study. We used the latest global data from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018.
To understand how adolescent sexual and reproductive health was affected during the months following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, this report uses service statistics data from 2019 and 2020 to analyze changes in service coverage across three main areas of adolescent sexual and reproductive
The report introduces the Remote Learning Readiness Index – a new composite indicator to measure countries’ readiness to deliver remote learning in response to school closures or disruption of in-person learning.