UNFPA’s flagship programme, Safeguard Young People (SYP), uses innovative approaches to achieve better sexual and reproductive health outcomes for adolescents and young people at national scale, making it the first of its kind in Southern Africa.
Gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices about sexual behavior as adolescent learners transition to young adulthood is key to controlling the potentially devastating effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Results from a randomized experiment conducted with teenage schoolgirls in Cameroon suggest that HIV prevention interventions can be effective at reducing the incidence of teen pregnancy in the following 9-12 months by over 25 percent.
KPMG was commissioned to undertake the end of programme evaluation of the UNESCO project to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention amongst children and young people through promoting comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA).
This report provides a descriptive bibliography of evaluated Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) interventions targeting learners aged 8-12 and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa and globally.
The South Africa School-Based Sexuality and HIV Prevention Education Activity is a PEPFAR-Funded USAID Activity aimed at reducing new HIV infections in learners and educators by assisting the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to implement high quality, evidence-informed sexuality and HIV preven
This rapid assessment presents the key results of the pilot workshop conducted by Society for Family Health (SFH) facilitators with school governing bodies (SGBs) and senior management teams (SMTs) in Mpumalanga in South Africa in terms of changes to participants’ knowledge of and attitudes towar
Theatre for a Change's (TfaC) education program implemented a two-year project from 2014-2016 called Tiphunzitsane, Let's Teach each other!".
Increasing children’s and young people’s knowledge on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is seen as a critical component in reducing a large number of challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA), including HIV and AIDS, teenage marriage, and teenage pregnancy in particular.
On 7 December 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, Ministers of Education and Health from 201 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) agreed to work collaboratively towards a vision of young Africans who are global citizens of the future, who are educated, healthy, resilient, socially respons