This fact sheet tackles the question of adolescent pregnancy.
Eastern and Southern Africa have some of the highest rates of HIV prevalence among young people in the world. Now more than ever, they need accurate information and supports regarding their sexual and reproductive health.
Research on sexual practices among young South Africans has proliferated in light of the national imperatives to challenge the spread of HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence and unwanted early pregnancies.
The School Health Management Framework for the Ministry of Educations, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education (MOGE) aim at providing guidance to managers at all levels - national, provincial, district, zone, and school to effectively manage the education sector School Health and Nutrit
This manual is made up of 7 modules: Module 1 Comprehensive School Health Programme; Module 2 Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle; Module 3 Mental Health and Psychosocial Well-being; Module 4 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; Module 5 WASH - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Module 6 Learners w
Participatory mapping was undertaken with single-sex groups of grade 5 and grade 8–9 children in KwaZulu-Natal. Relative to grade 5 students, wide gender divergence in access to the public sphere was found at grade 8–9. With puberty, girls' worlds shrink, while boys' expand.
Today, more than half of the world population is under the age of 25 years and one in four is under age 18. The urgency of expanding access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) notably for children and young people in Africa and Asia is greater than ever before.
Solid evidence on the links between preventing adolescent childbearing and alleviating poverty can motivate policymakers and donors to invest in reproductive health and family planning programs for youth.
The imperative to prepare the largest generation of young people in history for adulthood has driven a search for fresh approaches to educating adolescents about their bodies and sexuality.
This ‘Manual on Healthy Eating for School-Age Children’ has been prepared for basic education schools (kindergarten, primary, and junior high schools) in Ghana to improve the health of school-age children (aged 4 to 15 years).