This assessment was conducted in 16 countries in the Arab region, including Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Sultanate of Oman, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
UNFPA ASRO in partnership with the American University of Beirut (AUB) conducted an overview of youth sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHRR) in the Arab Region.
Reflecting on the main report “Experiences and Perceptions of Mid-adolescents, Parents and Teachers on Comprehensive Sexuality Education: A Multiple Country-based Qualitative Research Study in Bangladesh, Jordan, Burundi”, SERAC-Bangladesh along with the University of Jordan, AFPA-Burundi and Sha
Global school closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic present an unprecedented risk to children’s education, protection and well-being. Teachers and other education staff are at the forefront ensuring children keep learning.
The objective of this report is to explore the landscape of (comprehensive) sexuality education in the Arab region.
Abortion continues to be a key contributor to maternal mortalities and morbidities in the Arab states region.
Unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion are serious public health issues in the Arab region that often go ignored, jeopardizing the health of women and families and placing a burden on society as a whole.
Putting well-being at the heart of planning, policy making, and resource allocation is emerging as critical to the development of thriving communities and nations. The authors examined the academic and grey literature to identify theoretical frameworks that integrate health and education.
This report is an attempt to provide a bird’s eye view on the situation of legislative tools and frameworks in selected Arab countries with regard to key issues related to reproductive health.