Adolescents who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) are often left out of the health and social programming. This is a disproportionately large group in sub-Saharan Africa that has experienced extreme marginalisation during the pandemic.
This brief describes the participatory research process we employed with educational authorities in Madagascar to understand their priorities and values - important feedback to build public support for and scale comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in the public education system in Madagascar.
This brief describes the design and content of Projet Jeune Leader’s multifaceted, pre-service training program - one strategy out of a package of strategies we used and tested - to develop well-equipped, willing, and skilled educators for comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in Madagascar.
This learning brief presents some learning opportunities on the factors affecting the re-integration of pregnant girls and teen mothers into school and in their communities, and how the operationalization of the school re-admission policy can be supported at school and community levels.
Growing evidence from multiple countries in Africa documents sexual violence in schools. However, when that violence is committed by teachers it is shrouded in secrecy.
Out-of-school CSE holds the promise of reaching those left behind. In each of the countries, locally adapted interventions consider the needs, life experiences and vulnerabilities of left-behind groups of young people.
This summary of evaluation evidence brings together findings from 15 evaluations commissioned by WFP between 2014 and 2022. It offers lessons on SHN and HGSF feeding into ongoing and future programmes.
The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative’s (UNGEI) Gender at the Centre Initiative (GCI) is an international collaboration between civil society and international organizations, aimed at promoting gender equality in education across eight pilot countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Among Zambia’s key health and development challenges, are high rates of EUP, and disproportionately higher HIV rates among AGYW. Pregnancy among girls in school poses a challenge. CSE programmes are part of available armamentarium to improve knowledge on the risks.
This publication is part of a series of teaching-learning modules developed by UNESCO and P&G Whisper India with the goal of integrating period and puberty education in school curricula.