Adolescence is a time of great change and growth, when young people are negotiating a range of influences, including religious ones.
The provision of quality schools, textbooks, and teachers can result in effective education only if a child is in school and ready and able to learn.
Nyanza Province has been a focus of heightened attention in Kenya since the advent of the country’s HIV epidemic.
Women in South Africa have had fewer children on average since the 1970s, but the rate of teenage childbearing in South Africa has remained the same.
Teenage motherhood is a situation in which a girl in teenage years, that is, 13-19 years is a mother or has a child. Globally, a third of teenage mothers live in India whereas the least affected country by teenage motherhood in the world is Japan.
This report begins with a situation analysis of adolescent pregnancy (Section 2), highlighting where today’s adolescents live and where their fertility levels are highest, as well as looking at the drivers of their fertility rates.
Education is a vital component of the preparation for adulthood, and is closely linked to transitions into marriage and parenting. Childbearing among adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa remains high, while primary school completion is far from universal.
Background: Increased education of girls in developing contexts is associated with a number of important positive health, social, and economic outcomes for a community.
Este informe corresponde a la “Consultoría para el Levantamiento de información sobre programas de prevención en violencia basada en género y educación sexual en las escuelas”, el cual forma parte del “Levantamiento de líneas de base para el Programa de País 2012‐2016 2”; con el objetivo de esta
This study was commissioned following a need to conduct in-depth analysis and document the way HIV and AIDS is mainstreamed in the national school curriculum in Rwanda and formulate comprehensive recommendations to the identified gaps.