West and Central Africa (WCA) is the region of the world with the largest percentage of young people and the highest gender disparity in education. A number of factors are responsible for the persistent gender disparities in education.
Background: Unhygienic and ineffective menstrual hygiene management has been documented across low resource contexts and linked to negative consequences for women and girls.
This act deals with the problem of adolescent pregnancy in Thailand. It describes prevention and solution strategy for educational establishments, and defines powers and duties of the instituted "Prevention and Solution of the Adolescent Pregnancy Problem Committee".
This publication provides a comprehensive overview for activists and policy experts on sexual and reproductive health and rights and how they are reflected in the SDGs and defined by the United Nations.
The purpose of this study on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in the Beni department of Bolivia was to better understand the challenges girls face due to menstruation; describe factors which influence girls’ experiences during menstruation; and present recommendations to create a supportive sch
Concerns about significant increases in Sierra Leone’s already high rates of teenage pregnancy during the Ebola crisis have led to redoubled efforts among policy-makers and development practitioners to address this problem.
The Engaging Young People in Sexuality Education (EYPSE) research project lead by Emeritus Professor Bruce Johnson addresses two questions: What are young people’s views on school-based sexuality and relationships education? In what ways could sexuality and relationships education be improved?
Adolescent pregnancy, particularly unintended pregnancy, can have lasting social, economic, and health outcomes.
The tool is structured into four modules. Each module offers practical and concrete aids, such as checklists, examples and tables.
Improving young people’s health demands urgent effort at both county and national level. In this respect, the Nairobi City County together with its partners, has developed the Nairobi City County Plan of Action to Strengthen School Health Programming.