School-based sex education plays a vital role in the sexual health and well-being of young people. Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of efforts beyond pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention.
Improved access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and information is essential for supporting adolescents and youth in making informed decisions and optimizing each young person’s outcomes related to their SRH, health and well-being and countries’ current and future social and econ
This brief is part of a series on gender norms and their impact on young adolescent SRH. This particular edition looks at the key findings of the baseline data collected in May 2019 from 907 adolescent boys and girls aged 10-15 years, with a mean age of 11.7 years.
This report is a focused update to the comprehensive 2013 report, Young People and the Law in Asia and the Pacific: A Review of Laws and Policies Affecting Young People’s Access to Reproductive Health and HIV Services.
The country case studies are a supplement to the report, Young People and the Law: Laws and Policies Impacting Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region: 2020 Update, which provides a broad overview of whether countries in the Asia and Paci
In Senegal, adolescents aged between 10 and 19 years, and young adults aged 20-24 represent 22.5% and 9% of the general population respectively (ANSD, RGPHAE 2013).
Dans le cadre de son soutien au projet de renforcement du suivi, de la documentation et de l'évaluation des programmes d'éducation à la santé reproductive des adolescents et jeunes au Bénin, en Côte d'Ivoire, au Togo et au Niger pour en améliorer la qualité et la couverture, l’OMS
The school re-entry guidelines are organized into four chapters. Chapter one discusses the background, rationale, legal and policy context. Chapter two outlines the goal, objectives, target groups, scope and the guiding principles of the guideline.
Background: The youths in Zambia have limited access to information concerning Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and this puts them at risk of unwanted pregnancies.
UNFPA-ESARO contracted with an independent consultant to review the existing literature relating to adolescent rites of passage and initiation ceremonies in four countries in Southern Africa (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa and Zambia), to assess the impacts of these rites on young people in those