In 2021-22, Education International (EI), with the technical support of Gender at Work (G@W), implemented a nine-month learning cycle to build further momentum among education unions in Africa to take action to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV).
This report summarises lessons learned by the GEC since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. It also outlines the ‘principles’ which have guided action planning at every level and provides a timeline (including phases of response management) for effective action.
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities acknowledges the rights of people with disability to “sexual health, safety in relationships and a full and meaningful social and intimate life.” UNESCO’s International Guidelines on Sexuality Education states that all youths including
Early adolescence and puberty are turbulent times with significant changes in young people’s life. Most parents want to support their children as they go through this phase of changes in their life, however, often are unsure how to start conversations or how to address sensitive topics.
The Centre for Social Research (CSR), University of Malawi, and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) implemented a mixed-methods study in Blantyre, Malawi, to understand how early and unintended pregnancy culminates in the social exclusion of adolescent mothers.
Children in sub-Saharan African countries face higher exposure to gender-based violence (GBV) compared to their counterparts in other world regions (United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF], 2014). When GBV occurs in schools, it severely endangers access to education.
The convergence of young people’s increased access globally to smartphones and the Internet and their continued unmet needs around comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) have prompted many new sexuality education initiatives delivered through digital tools and platforms.
The overarching aim of this project is to generate rigorous evidence that provides insights on how policymakers and program implementers can support adolescent mothers to continue their education, as well as improve their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and mental health.
Les grossesses chez les adolescentes constituent un problème mondial. Les adolescentes concernées, qu’elles soient enceintes ou mères, sont susceptibles d’avoir des problèmes liés à la santé, au bien-être socio-économique et à la poursuite de leur scolarité.
Le Plan d’action visant à prévenir et à contrer les violences à caractère sexuel en enseignement supérieur 2022-2027 synthétise la vision et les actions du ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur.