The Education International (EI) initiative 'Education Unions Take Action to End School Related Gender Based Violence', is part of more than 30 years of international advocacy to advance gender equality in education and in unions. In 2016, 7 teacher unions i.e.
This document draws on the experience of nine EI member organisations in seven African countries committed to combatting SRGBV in their contexts.
Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth.
This position paper presents several strong arguments about why it is imperative to address child marriage and adolescent pregnancy, if we want to succeed in harnessing the demographic dividend in West and Central Africa.
Girls are subject to child marriage, female genital mutilation and limited education and as such, are denied equality of opportunities.
This Policy will focus on six priority components to include current developments in the area of reproductive morbidity. These foci are priori ties areas for The Gambia and
The six components of this programme are : Safe motherhood; family planning; adolescent/youth sexual and reprodctive health; reproductive tract infections including
STIs/HIV/AIDS/PMTCT; gender issues; reproductive morbidity.
Presently 50% of the adult population is illiterate in 17 of African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal and Sierra-Leone).
A review was conducted to assess key achievements of the Accelerate Initiative, lessons learned and possible ways forward.
Gambia Country Report for the 2011-2012 Education Sector HIV and AIDS Global Progress Survey.