This technical brief outlines the current knowledge-base and identifies major research needs and evidence gaps in comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) as identified by experts in the field.
The Objectives of the rapid assessment were to: analyse the adolescent health situation in each country; map existing adolescent health and school health legislation, policies, programmes, capacity and resources (including budgets); assess adolescents’ access to health services and unmet needs; u
This article reports on teenage pregnancy and associated factors in Ethiopia. All studies available to the year 2020 conducted on teenage pregnancy in Ethiopia were included.
This paper provides a summary of the evidence on comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and its linkages with the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) based on a rapid review of the evidence. It also highlights the requirements for CSE programming to effectively support GBV prevention.
Delivered globally to promote adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health, comprehensive sex education (CSE) is rights-based, holistic, and seeks to enhance young people’s skills to foster respectful and healthy relationships.
A general consensus exists among Member States that gaining academic knowledge on its own is not enough for young people to play a role as active citizens and face the socioeconomic realities in their lives, in order to avoid inequity, poverty, discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion.
The literature review explores young people’s perspectives on sexual wellbeing and consent by looking at relevant scientific and grey literature.
Bullying is a ubiquitous form of aggression in schools worldwide. Intervention and prevention programs targeting school bullying perpetration and victimization are effective, yet more research is needed to understand variability in effectiveness.
This report synthesizes available evidence on the policies and practices of 40 African partner countries of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in responding to the impact of COVID-19 on the well-being of school children in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
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.