In Mali, young women's psychological characteristics are strongly associated with their sexual experience (including the timing of their first sexual encounter) and ultimately with their ability to protect themselves from sexual health risks.
The report presents the result of an analysis of linked programmes.
The Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC) launched the Promotion of Youth Responsibility Project with technical assistance from the Johns Hopkins University Population Communication Services.
The need to educate adolescents about the mechanism of action of contraceptive agents and about their side effects in relation to unsafe sex is paramount if contraceptive use is to be improved among Nigerian adolescents.
Cette étude présente les niveaux de tendances de l'âge au premier rapport sexuel des hommes et des femmes en milieu rural sénégalais. L'entrée en vie sexuelle des hommes s'avère plus précoce pour les jeunes générations.
A training resource for health trainers to use with health managers, planners, policy-makers and others with responsibilities in reproductive health.
<p>This report is of a study conducted by Displaced Children Orphans Fund (DCOF), in Malawi and Zimbabwe. The team that conducted this research aimed to find out what could be learned from the project experiences and approaches in these countries that would inform scaling up efforts.
This document provides a strategic framework to assist national and local planners, implementers, and donors in setting priorities, and outlines the steps necessary to develop responsive care and support programs for orphans, children affected by AIDS and other vulnerable children.
This article discusses the impact of HIV/AIDS on education in South Africa. South Africa has the fastest growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world. In 2001 over 4 million people were already HIV positive, 56% of them women.