The Centre for Social Research (CSR), University of Malawi, and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) implemented a mixed-methods study in Blantyre, Malawi, to understand how early and unintended pregnancy culminates in the social exclusion of adolescent mothers.
Children in sub-Saharan African countries face higher exposure to gender-based violence (GBV) compared to their counterparts in other world regions (United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF], 2014). When GBV occurs in schools, it severely endangers access to education.
The convergence of young people’s increased access globally to smartphones and the Internet and their continued unmet needs around comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) have prompted many new sexuality education initiatives delivered through digital tools and platforms.
The overarching aim of this project is to generate rigorous evidence that provides insights on how policymakers and program implementers can support adolescent mothers to continue their education, as well as improve their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and mental health.
Les grossesses chez les adolescentes constituent un problème mondial. Les adolescentes concernées, qu’elles soient enceintes ou mères, sont susceptibles d’avoir des problèmes liés à la santé, au bien-être socio-économique et à la poursuite de leur scolarité.
This Practice Brief focuses on the ways in which girls who are pregnant or parenting can be supported, so that they can thrive in education. This group of girls is often overlooked and under-researched. However, with the right support they can still make significant educational progress.
Sexuality is pivotal to the health of a nation. The result of healthy sexuality are citizens that are comfortable with themselves and able to make informed and responsible decisions, form healthy relationships, and take care of their bodies.
The report is an analysis of the available CSE curricula as developed/ implemented by the central and state governments and CSOs for in-school and out-of-school adolescents in India, assessing the content of these curricula vis-a-vis global CSE frameworks, highlighting gaps and missing components
This briefing aims to provide an accessible and accurate summary of the latest research evidence relating to relationships and sex education (RSE), particularly the contribution of RSE to behaviour change.
Comprehensive and proper sexuality education helps young people develop positive values, knowledge and skills to make respectful and healthy choices about relationship and sex, which, as a result, contributes to what the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has long been advocating—a sexual haras