Adolescent and young mothers are a priority population for UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa, including those who are affected by HIV.
UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic shows that 2020 targets will not be met because of deeply unequal success; COVID-19 risks blowing HIV progress way off course.
This brief discusses initial learning emerging from the Adaptive approaches to reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone action research project.
The focus of Share-Net Burundi is best strategies to prevent and reduce adolescent pregnancy.
The report demonstrates progress made on adolescent HIV programming in the Eastern and Southern African Region (ESAR) in a few short years.
In October 2017 a workshop was held in Accra for the conversion of HIV and AIDS alert materials into Braille version for visually impaired pupils and students across Ghana.
Teenage pregnancy in the Dominican Republic is a complex problem and of high concern to the national agenda. Available data indicate that 22% of women between 12-19 years have been pregnant. This rate is 34% higher than the average for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices about sexual behavior as adolescent learners transition to young adulthood is key to controlling the potentially devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Results from a randomized experiment conducted with teenage schoolgirls in Cameroon suggest that HIV prevention interventions can be effective at reducing the incidence of teen pregnancy in the following 9-12 months by over 25 percent.
This evidence brief sets out the key findings and key recommendations on the evidence of effectiveness of SRH/HIV integration in East and Southern Africa. The evidence clearly confirms the effectiveness, feasibility and efficiency of SRH-HIV integration.