A large proportion of young people worldwide are sexually active, and this exposes them to the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and to the risk of unintended pregnancies.
Education is essential to prepare adolescent girls for healthy, safe and productive transitions to adulthood.
Background: Accessible sexual, reproductive, and mental healthcare services are crucial for adolescent health and wellbeing.
This document is a statement made by the delegates attending the Southern and Eastern Africa Youth Conference on HIV and AIDS and Reproductive Health Rights for Sustainable Development (SEYCOHAIDS) 2012, held in Lilongwe, at the Crossroads Hotel, Malawi, from 6th to 8th November 2012, on the them
This paper synthesises the evidence on sexual and reproductive health situation of young people in India, sheds light on those sub-populations of young people who are most vulnerable to adverse sexual and reproductive outcomes, and assesses the barriers that compromise the sexual and reproductive
Nearly half of the world's population, some 3 billion people, is under the age of 25.
This document is structured into 4 sections. The introduction briefly outlines the Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy from a gender point of view with an overall and independent consideration of sexual and reproductive health.
The National Reproductive Health Policy gives a description of national sexual and
reproductive health issues, outlines the objectives of the policy and provides what could be
done to alleviate the problems and address identified needs. The document is expected to
This review is a synthesis of situation-response analyses (SRA) on the education sector response to HIV, drugs and sexual health undertaken in five countries: Brunei Darussalam (2012), Indonesia (2010), Malaysia (2012), the Philippines (2012) and Timor-Leste (2012).
The main purpose of this study is to conduct a situation-response analysis of the education sector’s response to HIV, drugs and sexual health.