Childhood overweight and obesity rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are among the highest globally, where nearly four million children under 5 have overweight. The school environment is one of the places where children learn health, nutrition, and physical activity habits.
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.
Ministers of education, health, gender, and youth in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA), expressed support to continue their joint efforts towards creating a brighter future for adolescents and young people in the region by empowering the youth and protecting their health and well-being to achieve
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.
This technical brief aims to inform and support global dialogue and accelerate action on prioritizing services and support for adolescent and young mothers living with HIV.
These global standards will support early child education and care providers in providing healthy foods and beverages and ensuring young children are sufficiently physically active, avoid excess sedentary time and get enough sleep whilst attending childcare and education facilities.
This study aimed to understand how schools across a range of contexts approached the development and delivery of their current Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) curriculum, as well as any specific considerations that may have been given to teaching the topics outlined in the
While violence against children (VAC) has been a long-established global concern, more recently attention has been drawn to how violence occurs in and around schools (VACS) and the role of education in preventing and responding to violence.