National laws and education policies play a key role in establishing an enabling environment for the development and implementation of quality sexuality education programs.
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
The National School Health Policy 2018 under noncommunicable diseases commits to support promotion of healthy lifestyles and implementation of interventions to reduce the modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases and mental health and their management within the school community.
Adolescents in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) are key to achieving the global goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. ESA is home to 1.74 million adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV), representing 60 per cent of this population globally.
The purpose of this study was to categorize and determine the extent of youth engagement in HIV prevention research in sub-Saharan Africa using a scoping review. The authors found limited youth engagement in youth HIV prevention intervention studies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Despite the progress made in the past 10 years, with a 46% decline in new HIV infections among young people (15–24 years), the world is still behind on achieving the targets set for young people.
A new advocacy initiative for adolescent girls’ education and empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa, backed by an unstoppable coalition for change led by adolescent girls and young women, is being launched in 2021.
The authors examine the effects of HIV-infection on school attendance in Zimbabwe using recent nationally representative data of 11,673 children aged 6–18 years. They employ a non-linear multivariate decomposition approach to examine how HIV affects gender gaps in school attendance.
Clearly, companies have a key role to play in tackling issues facing poor children around the world - HIV/AIDS, child labour and education.
This report presents the main findings of an international research project that has evaluated the education and employment experiences of secondary school leavers and university graduates in four African countries - Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.