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.
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.
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.
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.
The global community has committed to achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services, but how to do it remains a challenge in many low-income countries. Capacity development is listed as a means of implementation for Agenda 2030.
Young people in Uganda face challenges in achieving their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), such as lack of information, limited access to services, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
This assessment was conducted in 16 countries in the Arab region, including Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
UNFPA ASRO in partnership with the American University of Beirut (AUB) conducted an overview of youth sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHRR) in the Arab Region.
Many SRHR programmes are delivered through a sexual risk perspective – which means emphasising the negative consequences of sexual activity, such as unintended pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.
In collaboration with national experts, UNESCO IITE created a series of video lessons for grades 6-11, focusing on healthy lifestyles. Designed for both in-person and remote learning, they enhance students' understanding of well-being.