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.
Unintended pregnancy has dire consequences on the health and socioeconomic wellbeing of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) (aged 15–24 years).
Young people with disabilities have the same sexual and reproductive health needs and rights as their peers without disabilities.
South Africa's progress towards the 95-95-95 goals has been significantly slower among adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), among whom antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence, retention in care and viral suppression remain a concern.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) promotes young people’s healthy sexual decisions. This study assessed the level of provision of CSE in schools in ten sites in six Southern African countries from the perspectives of learners and teachers.
The present study considers how school violence and bullying is being addressed in Eastern and Southern Africa within policies and programmes in the region.
This document sets out in the Department of Basic Education’s Policy on the Prevention and Management of Learner Pregnancy in Schools, its goals, guiding principles and themes to reduce and manage the incidence of learner pregnancy and its adverse impact on the affected learners and, more broadly
This report provides a descriptive bibliography of evaluated Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) interventions targeting learners aged 8-12 and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa and globally.
The purpose of this brief is to understand learner perceptions and attitudes towards comprehensive sexuality education, in terms of content and pedagogy, and to determine whether learners are confident to apply learnings in their daily lives.
This Workshop manual was developed to sensitise school governing bodies (SGBs) about the South African School Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity as it impacts on school and policy framework in line with role and responsibilities of SGB.