Responding to adolescents’ educational needs in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is central to their sexual health and achieved through school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
Around 35,000 teachers, 81% of whom were from Latin America, were surveyed for a UNESCO study as part of the Safe to Learn initiative to end violence in schools.
School health and nutrition programmes are among the most widely implemented public policies in the world.
Exposure to school violence has proven to be detrimental to human capital formation, but there is limited rigorous evidence about how to tackle this pervasive issue.
The Barbados school nutrition policy expresses a common vision of the measures required to improve nutrition and physical activity in the school setting. It applies to all public and private schools and educational institutions from preschool to tertiary level.
In the frame of the WHO-Russia initiative on improving school health services in the Eastern European and Central Asian countries the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Russian Federation promoted the assessment of school health services in 9 countries of its Region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bel
In order to better address SRHR care access needs for young women and adolescent girls in humanitarian settings, greater insight is required into the needs and experiences of this population.
This paper explores adolescent pregnancies, child marriages and early unions in Southeast Asia and the Pacific by investigating their prevalence, trends, drivers, patterns and typologies.
The data presented here has been collected by: demographic and health surveys; education management and information systems; and UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and WHO surveys. These are national, official and country-validated data collected between 2010 and 2019.
Menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) is essential to the well-being and empowerment of women and adolescent girls.