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.
Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) face serious challenges to fulfilling their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including vulnerability to HIV, sexually transmitted infections, unintended and unsafe pregnancy.
The specific purpose of the research study is to generate evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted adolescents’ and young people’s access to and realization of their SRHR.
The MoEAC, with the technical support from WFP, developed a school feeding policy for Namibia which was finalized in 2018. The school feeding policy implementation plan will guide the execution of the policy.
Namibia’s National Safe Schools Framework was developed jointly by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture and UNICEF to strengthen the provision of healthy, supportive and conducive teaching and learning in light of a worrisome level of violence in Namibian schools.
This report presents findings from a research activity investigating the cultural and contextual relevance of Connect with Respect, a teaching intervention devised to advance teaching for the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV).
COVID-19 has resulted in Ministries of Education across the world, including Namibia, having to Re-think, Re-imagine, Re-innovate and Re-design the provisions of education in a way that best meets the needs of all learners and teachers.
This report provides an overview on the state of implementation of the comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
This policy lays down the mandate, goal and objectives of school feeding in Namibia and establishes the principles governing the planning, implementation and management of the Namibian School Feeding Programme (NSFP).
Safeguard Young People (SYP), UNFPA ESARO’s flagship youth programme, has been implemented by UNFPA and its national and regional partners in eight Southern African countries since November 2013.