The Eastern and Southern African Ministerial Commitment on Sexuality Education and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents and Young People (2013-2020), now known as the ESA Commitment, was endorsed and affirmed by ministers of health and education from 21 countries in the region
The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative’s (UNGEI) Gender at the Centre Initiative (GCI) is an international collaboration between civil society and international organizations, aimed at promoting gender equality in education across eight pilot countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
The purpose of these guidelines is to make an evidence-based Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) resource available that gives guidance on MHM programming to stakeholders involved in providing a safe and appropriate school environment through improvements in WASH infrastructure and services.
The Home Grown School Meals (HGSM) programme in Zambia is one of the government’s key social protection programmes. The HGSM programme is currently being implemented in 39 districts covering all the 10 provinces, targeting 1,000,000 learners in approximately 2,800 schools.
The purpose of the National WinS Strategy 2019–2030 is to guide all sector partners to provide health, well-being, education and dignity to all schoolchildren by providing safe water, sanitation and hygiene in schools, paying special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations to ens
This guide describes in practical steps how Rutgers applied the implementation model: The Whole School Approach for sustainable and scalable implementation of sexuality education in (primary and secondary) schools.
Among Zambia’s key health and development challenges, are high rates of EUP, and disproportionately higher HIV rates among AGYW. Pregnancy among girls in school poses a challenge. CSE programmes are part of available armamentarium to improve knowledge on the risks.
In order to better address SRHR care access needs for young women and adolescent girls in humanitarian settings, greater insight is required into the needs and experiences of this population.
Using data from the Demographic and Health Surveys for 2011 and 2016, this brief provides an analysis of the effect of a mother’s education and age at delivery on the risks of under-five mortality (U5M) and under-five stunting (U5S) for her children.
New research shows why bisexual and pansexual youth need comprehensive sexuality education that meets their needs. Comprehensive sexuality education (often referred to as CSE) is important to prepare young people for safe, productive, and fulfilling lives.