The overarching aim of this project is to generate rigorous evidence that provides insights on how policymakers and program implementers can support adolescent mothers to continue their education, as well as improve their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and mental health.
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 specific purpose of the research study is to generate evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted adolescents’ and young people’s access to and realization of their SRHR.
While multiple studies have documented shifting educational gradients in HIV prevalence, less attention has been given to the effect of school participation and academic skills on infection during adolescence.
UNESCO commissioned a study to conduct a situational analysis on the status of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of students and gender-based violence (GBV) in technical and vocational colleges (TVCs) in Malawi operating under the Technical, Entrepreneurship and Vocational (TEVET) system.
This compendium has profiled and analysed 11 case studies on integrated service delivery in the context of EMTCT from 9 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Objectives: In 2001 the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Commitment was signed by 189 countries with a goal to reduce HIV prevalence among young people by 25% by 2010. Progress towards this target is assessed.
Recent evidence suggests that conditional cash transfer programs for schooling are effective in raising school enrollment and attendance. However, there is also reason to believe that such programs can affect other outcomes, such as the sexual behavior of their young beneficiaries.
Malawi has had a rising population of orphans and vulnerable children who are reported to lack care, food, educational opportunities and adult role models.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a pervasive human rights issue with public health consequences.