‘Education Plus’ is a high-level political advocacy initiative (2021-2025) for the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women and the achievement of gender equality in sub-Saharan Africa.
The purpose of this brief is to understand learner perceptions and attitudes towards comprehensive sexuality education, in terms of content and pedagogy, and to determine whether learners are confident to apply learnings in their daily lives.
This technical brief aims to inform and support global dialogue and accelerate action on prioritizing services and support for adolescent and young mothers living with HIV.
Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) face serious challenges to fulfilling their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including vulnerability to HIV, sexually transmitted infections, unintended and unsafe pregnancy.
The education sector, both formal and informal, has a key role to play in supporting learners living with HIV to fulfil their right to education in a safe, supportive, inclusive and enabling learning environment.
Through a multisectoral approach, the DREAMS Partnership aimed to reduce HIV incidence among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% over 2 years in high-burden districts across sub-Saharan Africa.
National laws and education policies play a key role in establishing an enabling environment for the development and implementation of quality sexuality education programs.
This document presents information on the definition of SDG Thematic Indicator 4.7.2 “Percentage of schools that provided life skills-based HIV and sexuality education within the previous academic year” including the methods of measurement, which have been approved by the Technical Cooperation Gr
The National School Health Policy 2018 under noncommunicable diseases commits to support promotion of healthy lifestyles and implementation of interventions to reduce the modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases and mental health and their management within the school community.
Adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are key to achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. ESA is home to 1.74 million adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), representing 60 per cent of this population globally.