The global community has committed to achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services, but how to do it remains a challenge in many low-income countries. Capacity development is listed as a means of implementation for Agenda 2030.
The immediate context for this financial landscape analysis is the learning crisis triggered by school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic and the shrinking fiscal space available to governments.
In addition to recurring political instability problems and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Madagascar is undergoing a severe episode of famine estimated to affect half a million children under 5, which compounds issues of malnutrition already widespread in the country.
Young people in Uganda face challenges in achieving their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), such as lack of information, limited access to services, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
This report synthesises findings from the World Food Programme (WFP) Evaluation Series on School Feeding in Emergencies (SFE) in four countries: Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, focus on North Kivu region), Lebanon, Niger (focus on Diffa region) and Syria.
South Africa's progress towards the 95-95-95 goals has been significantly slower among adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), among whom antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence, retention in care and viral suppression remain a concern.
The present study considers how school violence and bullying is being addressed in Eastern and Southern Africa within policies and programmes in the region.
Violence against school children is a prevalent global issue. Despite the high prevalence of school violence in Zambia, there is limited research on students with disabilities’ experiences of school violence.
The Pre-Tertiary Education Act of 2020 guarantees the right to free compulsory universal basic education for every Ghanaian child.
Many SRHR programmes are delivered through a sexual risk perspective – which means emphasising the negative consequences of sexual activity, such as unintended pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.