My Body, My Life, My World is UNFPA's new global strategy for adolescents and youth. It puts young people - their talents, hopes, perspectives and unique need - at the very centre of sustainable development.
Safe to Learn is a five-year initiative dedicated to ending violence in schools so children are free to learn and pursue their dreams.
This issue of the African Development Perspectives addresses sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Africa, with the backdrop of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (PoA), signed by 179 governments twenty-five years ago, in 1994, in C
This report captures promising gendertransformative work taking place in politically and culturally conservative contexts, including programmes led by grassroots organisations.
Despite great progress made against HIV globally, adolescent girls and young women continue to be disproportionately at risk of new HIV infections. Urgent action to reduce the risk of adolescent girls and young women to HIV is vital to end the epidemic.
This READY to care leaflet and scorecard informs health providers about the dos and don’ts in service provision to adolescents and young people living with HIV. The leaflet was developed by and with young people living with HIV.
Dance4Life is a social franchise, in which independent local NGOs become franchisees that have full ownership over the Dance4Life Empowerment Model.
Acceptability and experience of sexual and gender-based violence is alarmingly high among adolescent girls in Zambia. Even more striking is the very young age from which notions of violence are ingrained and experience with violence begins.
Gender discrimination and gender-based violence fuel the HIV epidemic.
For young girls in developing countries, not knowing how to manage their periods can hinder access to education.