We investigate mechanisms that influence the effects of parental HIV on the education of children. The study was conducted at Mashambanzou Care Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe. We sampled low-income HIV-positive and HIV-negative mothers who had a total of 71 children in their care.
This learning brief presents some learning opportunities on the factors affecting the re-integration of pregnant girls and teen mothers into school and in their communities, and how the operationalization of the school re-admission policy can be supported at school and community levels.
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.
This document outlines the results of the study on Translating Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into Behaviour Change Among Students in Zimbabwe’s Tertiary Colleges.
This report, based on research undertaken from March to December 2021, provides findings and operational guidance for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) across Plan International and beyond.
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.
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the baseline survey for the UNESCO supported “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future (O3 PLUS)" project to be implemented in 24 HTEIs in Zambia and Zimbabwe from January 2021 to December 2024.
The O3 PLUS Project seeks to ensure that young people in higher and tertiary education institutions (HTEIs) realize positive health, education, and gender equality outcomes through sustained reductions in new HIV infections, unintended pregnancy and sexual and g
Like all young people, those living with disabilities have dreams and ambitions, interests and desires, and hopes for their futures.
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.