In Ghana, even though it is acknowledged that pregnancies occur among school girls, there are no standard procedures for handling pregnant school girls or dealing with young mothers who want to return to school after childbirth.
This Strategic Plan is organized into six sections. The Introduction to the Plan provides brief historical background information on the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection's Department of Gender which is followed by the rationale for developing the Plan.
In 2015, the Population Council in conjunction with UNFPA conducted a study that drew on data from the 2013–14 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey and the 2010 Census of Population and Housing to identify where adolescent pregnancy is most likely to occur in Zambia.
This presentation, held at the 2017 Family Planning Summit in London, focuses on the education sector response to unintended pregnancy in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
This case study of two government secondary schools presents evidence on the factors that support implementation of the 1997 Government of the Republic of Zambia Re-entry Policy.
The National Strategy on Child Marriage (NSCM&TP) is a holistic, comprehensive framework that reflects the commitment of the Uganda Government to end the practice of child marriage and other forms of violence against girls including teenage pregnancy as a consequence of child marriage.
The approach of this strategy follows a twin-track strategy which will intervene at two levels: At the policy level, partners of the programme aim at reviewing existing policies and legal documents or at developing new instruments to protect adolescents and young people's rights and guarante
This pamphlet has been prepared for secondary school administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students. The first section provides background on school retention problems associated with pregnant and parenting students.
The primary focus of this report is to highlight innovative ways school systems - particularly persistently low-achieving school districts with high teen birth rates - and public agencies and community-based organizations that oversee teen pregnancy prevention programs are working together with t
The goal of this policy is to improve the prevention and management of learner pregnancy in Namibia, with the ultimate aim of decreasing the number of learner pregnancies and increasing the number of learner-parents who complete their education.