This fact sheet is designed for educators, concerned community and parent organisations, as well as education officials.
Aims: The study examined normative school drug-education practice in Scotland and the extent to which it reflected the evidence base for effective drug education.
Background: South Asia has a large proportion of young people in the world and teenage pregnancy has emerged as one of the major public health problem among them.
South African law forbids excluding pregnant teenagers from school and permits young parents to continue with their schooling.
This brief outlines the current legal situation in Tanzania with respect to attendance of pregnant schoolgirls as well as the benefits of educational attendance for pregnant school girls and young mothers.
Gender inequity is a fundamental driver in the HIV epidemic, and integrating strategies to address gender inequity and change harmful gender norms is an increasingly important component of HIV programs.
It is widely recognized that teacher training affects the fidelity with which evidence-based substance use prevention curricula are implemented.
The aim of this report was to identify teachers' views on knowledge, skills and curriculum content needs; attitudes; self-efficacy; and beliefs regarding teaching reproductive health and drug education in their junior high schools, in order to identify whether such programs should be impleme
This qualitative study in Busia District focused on the views of teenagers themselves as expressed in nine focus group discussions with girls and boys. Their perspectives were contrasted with those of community leaders and mothers of adolescents.
CONTEXT: Contraceptive knowledge and use at first sex have increased over time among Jamaican adolescents, yet high unintended pregnancy rates persist. More information on risk factors for adolescent pregnancy is needed to inform programs.