This document presents information on the definition of SDG Thematic Indicator 4.7.2 “Percentage of schools that provided life skills-based HIV and sexuality education within the previous academic year” including the methods of measurement, which have been approved by the Technical Cooperation Gr
This document, “Multi-sectoral guidelines to facilitate adolescents’ access to services related to HIV and sexual reproductive health” is a welcomed development that establishes the fact that tackling HIV in any age group especially in adolescents and young people is a multi-sectoral agenda.
The school re-entry guidelines are organized into four chapters. Chapter one discusses the background, rationale, legal and policy context. Chapter two outlines the goal, objectives, target groups, scope and the guiding principles of the guideline.
Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, the government in 1999 unexpectedly approved sexuality education policy.
These guidelines aim to inform the design and implementation of interventions with young key populations (YKP), 15-24 years, specifically young women who sell sex, young men who have sex with men, and young people who inject drugs.
The Department of Basic Education National Policy on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis 2017 was developed through a participatory consultative process with stakeholders inside and outside the Basic Education sector.
The development of a National HIV Strategy for Adolescents and Young People is in alignment with ongoing efforts to reduce HIV infection rates in Nigeria. Efforts have been made to address issues of adolescents and young people in previous plans.
This strategy builds on UNESCO’s longstanding commitment to strengthen the links between education and health, reflecting international recognition that a more comprehensive approach to school health and coordinated action across sectors is needed.
El objetivo de este análisis es conocer a profundidad cómo las leyes y políticas afectan el acceso de adolescentes y jóvenes a información y servicios de salud sexual reproductiva (SSR) y al virus de inmunodeficiencia humana (VIH).
Goal: To fast-track the HIV response to end new HIV infections, AIDS related deaths and stigma and discrimination in adolescents and young people. Objectives of this fast-track plan: 1. To reduce new HIV infections among adolescents and young people by 40%; 2.