This regional issues brief was prepared for the Africa Regional Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law which took place on 4 August 2011 in Pretoria, South Africa.
In 1994, the world’s governments adopted a landmark Programme of Action on population and development.
This report systematizes existing knowledge of effective interventions in the area of juvenile sexual and reproductive health.
A large proportion of young people worldwide are sexually active, and this exposes them to the risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and to the risk of unintended pregnancies.
Background: Accessible sexual, reproductive, and mental healthcare services are crucial for adolescent health and wellbeing.
Nearly half of the world's population, some 3 billion people, is under the age of 25.
Objectives: To describe the sexual and reproductive behaviour of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly 15- to 19-year-olds.
A policy assessment tool on young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) policies was designed by the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN) and completed by 18 IPPF EN Member Associations (MAs) ac
This document provides recommendations for school nurses and health center staff on nine essential components of youth-friendly services – confidentiality, respectful treatment, integrated services, culturally appropriate care, easy access to care, free or low cost services, reproductive and sexu
Sexual and Reproductive health has historically mainly been concerned with population control and restricting the behaviour of women.