This document presents information on the definition of SDG Thematic Indicator 4.7.2 “Percentage of schools that provided life skills-based HIV and sexuality education within the previous academic year” including the methods of measurement, which have been approved by the Technical Cooperation Gr
The literature review explores young people’s perspectives on sexual wellbeing and consent by looking at relevant scientific and grey literature.
This study was conducted for the first time in Vocational Educationand Training (VET) institutions. The aim of the research is to establish what are the health-related knowledge and behaviors among VET girls and boys, as well as the life skills that can help them find employment.
In 2021, the world is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration through the Generation Equality Movement, which reflects on how to remove the systemic barriers that hold women back from equal participation in all areas of life, whether in public or in private.
Previous review studies have not systematically mapped the existing body of knowledge on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
This report looks at the relationships between sexual and reproductive health and rights and girls’ education. It is primarily focused on what we know about lower and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are key to achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. ESA is home to 1.74 million adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), representing 60 per cent of this population globally.
The purpose of this study was to categorize and determine the extent of youth engagement in HIV prevention research in sub-Saharan Africa using a scoping review. The authors found limited youth engagement in youth HIV prevention intervention studies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Despite the progress made in the past 10 years, with a 46% decline in new HIV infections among young people (15–24 years), the world is still behind on achieving the targets set for young people.
A new advocacy initiative for adolescent girls’ education and empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa, backed by an unstoppable coalition for change led by adolescent girls and young women, is being launched in 2021.