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.
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).
Background: The youths in Zambia have limited access to information concerning Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and this puts them at risk of unwanted pregnancies.
This study looks at the drivers of unintended pregnancy, HIV and violence among adolescents in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The study also looks at the economic, social, legal and associated challenges faced by adolescent girls around unintended pregnancies and HIV.
Adolescent and young mothers are a priority population for UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa, including those who are affected by HIV.
This paper was commissioned by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa as background document to inform the adaptation of Connect with Respect, a classroom programme aiming to prevent violence in schools.
In 2018, the Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity embarked on a longitudinal study to better understand how the Journeys intervention positively shifts its intermediate results and the related retention and learning outcomes.
In answer to the urgency to address adolescents’ and youth’s SRHR needs in Burundi, a consortium of CARE, UNFPA, Cordaid and Rutgers is implementing the joint programme “Menyumenyeshe” (2016-2020).
The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked unprecedented havoc on children, families and communities around the globe, disrupting vital services and putting millions of lives at risk. Since March, attempts to avert the global health crisis have seen nationwide school closures in 194 countries.
This research was conducted in March and April 2020 to explore children and young people’s reflections and perceptions on the COVID-19 outbreak.