This study looks at the drivers of unintended pregnancy, HIV and violence among adolescents in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The study also looks at the economic, social, legal and associated challenges faced by adolescent girls around unintended pregnancies and HIV.
This guidance note describes the dominant adolescent rites of passage and initiation ceremonies in four countries in the Southern African region (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa and Zambia).
This Social Norms Diagnostic Tool is a feminist, participatory research approach designed to help programme teams identify and discuss social norms, perceptions and expectations that shape, constrain or promote gender-based violence (GBV) and intimate partner violence (IPV); child, early, and for
In the Philippines, poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of women and girls is a grave public health challenge: one in five girls is a mother by age 19, two-thirds of women are not using any form of birth control, and more than a third of women’s pregnancies are unwanted.
The Safeguard Young People Programme has been implemented by UNFPA and its regional and national partners since November 2013 in eight Southern African countries.
Development of this policy analysis report was meant to review the policy framework and implementation related to Adolescent and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health (AYSRH) in Kenya.
UNFPA’s approach to upholding the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of adolescents and youth is encapsulated in its global strategy My Body, My Life, My World. At the start of 2020, the world was confronted by a pandemic in the form of COVID-19.
Research evidence and international policy highlight the central role that parents play in promoting positive sexual behaviour and outcomes in their children, however they can be difficult to engage in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education programmes.
To help address the impacts of COVID-19 on young people’s health, including on their sexual and reproductive health and rights, there are two briefs under the umbrella of “My body”.
In answer to the urgency to address adolescents’ and youth’s SRHR needs in Burundi, a consortium of CARE, UNFPA, Cordaid and Rutgers is implementing the joint programme “Menyumenyeshe” (2016-2020).