Feature on the mental health effects of school closures during COVID-19.
Despite dramatic improvements in survival, nutrition, and education over recent decades, today's children face an uncertain future.
On Zero Discrimination Day and as part of the global movement for equality for women and girls, UNAIDS is highlighting seven areas where discrimination against women and girls persists, raising awareness and calling for change: 1) Equal participation in political life; 2) Human rights and laws th
The Fit for School (F4S) approach uses the school setting to support the institutionalization of health-promoting behaviour of children. This includes washing hands with soap, brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste, daily cleaning of sanitary facilities, etc.
My Body, My Life, My World is UNFPA's new global strategy for adolescents and youth. It puts young people - their talents, hopes, perspectives and unique need - at the very centre of sustainable development.
Safe to Learn is a five-year initiative dedicated to ending violence in schools so children are free to learn and pursue their dreams.
This issue of the African Development Perspectives addresses sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Africa, with the backdrop of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (PoA), signed by 179 governments twenty-five years ago, in 1994, in C
This report captures promising gendertransformative work taking place in politically and culturally conservative contexts, including programmes led by grassroots organisations.
Despite great progress made against HIV globally, adolescent girls and young women continue to be disproportionately at risk of new HIV infections. Urgent action to reduce the risk of adolescent girls and young women to HIV is vital to end the epidemic.
This READY to care leaflet and scorecard informs health providers about the dos and don’ts in service provision to adolescents and young people living with HIV. The leaflet was developed by and with young people living with HIV.