The handbook outlines how to games can be used to provide youth with information and skills about sex and sexuality to protect them from HIV and other STIs, HIV/AIDS, unwanted pregnancy, rape, and emotional and physical violence.
Sexual and reproductive rights are a conerstone of development. The neglect of sexual and reproductive rights lies at the rest of many of the problems that the international community has identified as being in need of urgent actiuon.
The theme of the Meeting was "Integrated approaches to youth health: focus on sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS".
The manual is a tool aimed at helping organisations to monitor and evaluate sexual and reproductive health interventions, whether they be individual projects or part of larger programmes like the EC/UNFPA Initiative for Reproductive Health in Asia.
The fact sheet first explains why good reproductive health for young people is important and then presents a situation of the reproductive lives of young people today.
In 1999, the Department for International Development (DFID) funded a five-year programme of research into young people's sexual and reproductive health in poorer country settings.
In 1999, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded a five-year programme of research into young people's sexual and reproductive health in poorer country settings.Entitled the Safe Passages to Adulthood programme, and co-ordinated jointly by the centre for Sexual Health R