This report presents key findings from nationally representative surveys conducted in 2004 among 12-19-year-olds in four African countries-Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda-with the goal of guiding programs, policies and investments aimed at improving adolescent sexual and reproductive healt
Teenage pregnancy has militated against the educational success of girls in South Africa. Statistics show that four out of ten girls become pregnant overall at least once before age 20. Education is important for these girls in order to break the poverty cycle in which most of them are trapped.
Background: As part of the REPROSTAT2 project, this systematic review aimed to identify factors associated with teenage pregnancy in 25 European Union countries.Methods: The search strategy included electronic bibliographic databases (1995 to May 2005), bibliographies of selected articles and req
This document aims to clarify the position of the department of Education regarding learner pregnancies.
There is an unrecognised crisis in the education of pregnant schoolgirls and schoolgirl mothers. Girls leaving school due to pregnancy are not reported in official statistics. This has serious consequences in terms of resource allocation and planning of service provision.
The HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers is aimed at assisting and guiding school teachers in dealing with challenges related to HIV and AIDS in the school setting.
The present document Teacher education manual on HIV prevention and response is a regional pilot version designed by UNESCO Jakarta office in 2007.
This series of modules has been developed to help build the conceptual, analytical and practical capacity of key staff to develop and implement effective responses in the education sector.
The purpose of the manual, in order to prevent children and young adults from developing risk behaviours, is that universities and other teacher education institutions incorporate HIV prevention and response in the entire teacher education program.