The prevalence of school-based healthcare has increased markedly over the past decade. We study a modern mode of school-based healthcare, telemedicine, that offers the potential to reach places and populations with historically low access to such care.
Responding to adolescents’ educational needs in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is central to their sexual health and achieved through school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
Around 35,000 teachers, 81% of whom were from Latin America, were surveyed for a UNESCO study as part of the Safe to Learn initiative to end violence in schools.
Exposure to school violence has proven to be detrimental to human capital formation, but there is limited rigorous evidence about how to tackle this pervasive issue.
Since 2007, the longitudinal and qualitative ‘Real Choices, Real Lives’ (RCRL) study has been tracking the lives of girls and their families in nine countries around the world.
This research, conducted by the Centre for Health Ethics Law and Development (CHELD) sought to assess the level of male engagement by Women’s Rights Organisations (WROs) involved in the campaign against sexual violence in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
The updated National Teacher Preparation Standards for Sex Education are divided into seven standards: Standard 1: Professional Disposition. Teacher candidates demonstrate comfort and proficiency with, commitment to, and self-efficacy in teaching sex education.
The authors examine the mutual reinforcement of adolescent health and education, the challenges of intersectoral working, and the joint investment needed to secure wellbeing during adolescence, into adult life, and for the next generation.
In this article, the authors argue that school health programmes have the potential to mitigate a growing epidemic of malnutrition in children and adolescents.
This report summarises key findings from 27 Young Lives publications on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) across five themes: female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C); marriage and cohabitation; contraception knowledge and use; pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting; and SRH services.