Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has recently become salient, but adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights (ASRHR) challenges are still a global health problem.
The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) toolkit is a practical guide providing information on MHM at schools. The toolkit together with the accompanying MHM National Guidelines were developed by the MHM Thematic Working Group under the lead of the Ministry of General Education (MoGE).
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in schools’ strategic partners working with the Ministry of General Education have identified several challenges that hinder the attainment of adequate access to improved sanitation and safe water at schools at a required scale.
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
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.
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.
This report synthesises findings from four scoping studies of policy, practice and evidence on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in Zambia, Togo, Ethiopia and Côte d’Ivoire carried out in 2016-2017.
This report presents findings from a scoping study of policy, practice and evidence on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in Zambia, which was carried out in 2016.