This issue of the African Development Perspectives addresses sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Africa, with the backdrop of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (PoA), signed by 179 governments twenty-five years ago, in 1994, in C
Interventions to reduce unmet need for contraception and early and unintended pregnancies among adolescents should be critical components of family planning programs in developing countries.
El consumo de sustancias psicoactivas es uno de los problemas de salud más relevantes de nuestra era, en el cual participan variables múltiples que impactan su comprensión y análisis.
The National Schools’ Policy on Drugs (revised), was approved by Cabinet on 2 July 2018. Contained hereunder is a summary of the Policy.
The situational analysis presents the latest data on the magnitude of Early and unintended pregnancy (EUP) and the impact on girls’ education in the ESA region.
The goal of this policy is to advance the prevention of adolescent pregnancy and the management of the reintegration of adolescent mothers into the formal school system.
This report details the central messages and discussions arising at the Regional Forum on Adolescent Pregnancy, Child Marriage and Early Union in South-East Asia and Mongolia.
Abortion continues to be a key contributor to maternal mortalities and morbidities in the Arab states region.
This briefing paper summarises the state of current knowledge and programming on teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone and identifies some key gaps.
Child marriage is being increasingly recognized globally as a fundamental violation of human rights. Child marriages occur globally in varying degrees across countries and regions. South Asia alone accounted for almost half of the total number of child marriages that have occurred globally.