Unintended pregnancy has dire consequences on the health and socioeconomic wellbeing of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) (aged 15–24 years).
Integrating Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in formal and non-formal education is one of the key strategies of the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) to reduce the high prevalence of teenage pregnancy and child marriage in the country.
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is increasingly gaining traction within the international community. CSE is regarded as an important means of informing young people about their rights and sexual health, improving public health outcomes and contributing to sustainable development.
The aim of this tool is to provide a range of strategies that governments can use to translate their commitments on comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) into tangible action.
In September 2019, the Inter-ministerial meeting on School Health commissioned the development of a National School Health Policy, Strategy & Monitoring & Evaluation Framework.
Every child has the right to a safe, formal, quality education. Gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) is a serious and systemic issue in the education sector, with long-term impacts on students’ learning, health, wellbeing, and pathway to employment.
This study was conducted particularly to look into the current status on violence against in school and out of school children.
Family life education (FLE) is a curriculum-based process of teaching and learning about the cognitive, emotional, physical and social aspects of sexuality and family formation.
Teachers are socialized in an environment with specific norms around gender and sexuality. This influences the way they teach Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has established an evidence-based approach schools can implement to help prevent HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy among adolescents.