Context: Relatively little is known about how poverty and illiteracy affect women's decisions to adopt contraception, specifically their likelihood of never having practiced contraception.
This report presents findings from a project designed to identify components and principles that influence HIV/AIDS peer education programme quality and effectiveness, as well as gaps in and priorities for operation research.
This document discusses the goal of a situation analysis which is to guide the design and evaluation of school-based health and nutrition programmes.
This report presents findings from the study and a follow-up workshop involving educators from all levels and representatives from a number of ministries.
The book examines key areas in population field in relation to education. Sexuality, reproductive rights and health, violence, fertility, ageing, gender relations and AIDS education are some of the themes explored in the book.
While it is necessary to consider the impact of HIV/AIDS on education, it is equally important to consider the impact of education on HIV/AIDS.
School health education programs are needed to curb the high prevalence of STIs and unintended pregnancies among adolescents in the UK. Accurate data on knowledge levels and sexual education needs are necessary to design effective programs.
This document has been developed by The Partnership for Child Development in collaboration with other agencies, including UNICEF, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, WHO, USAID, PAHO and The World Bank. It has been field tested in five countries in Africa.
Zambia is currently experiencing one of the worst HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world, one result being that between one-third and one-quarter of the children aged below 15 have lost one or both parents.
This document highlights factors which increase the risk of HIV infection for young people and concludes with a number of principles for success for future work to prevent HIV infection among young people in developing countries.