This brief is part of a series on gender norms and their impact on young adolescent SRH. This particular edition looks at the key findings of the baseline data collected in May 2019 from 907 adolescent boys and girls aged 10-15 years, with a mean age of 11.7 years.
African Population and Health Research Center
In Senegal, adolescents aged between 10 and 19 years, and young adults aged 20-24 represent 22.5% and 9% of the general population respectively (ANSD, RGPHAE 2013).
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) youth (aged 10-24), consisting of 31% of the country’s population, presents a powerful opportunity for accelerated economic growth and innovation.
This report provides an overview on the state of implementation of the comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
This fact sheet presents new evidence from a study conducted in Nairobi, Mombasa and Homa Bay counties in 2015.
Improving young people’s health demands urgent effort at both county and national level. In this respect, the Nairobi City County together with its partners, has developed the Nairobi City County Plan of Action to Strengthen School Health Programming.
The report draws on data from four Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys (KDHS) (1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008/09), the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) (2007), the Kenya Service Provision Assessment (KSPA) (2004 and 2010) and the Kenya National Survey for Persons with Disabilities (KNSPWD) (2008).
HIV prevention programming is increasingly taking place in school settings, which provide an expansive population of young people and offer immense potential for making a large and much-needed impact in the lives of this target group.