The rate of learner pregnancy in South Africa, highlighted by improved reporting in the Department of Basic Education (DBE), has become a major social, systemic and fiscal challenge not only for the basic education sector, but crucially, for national development in general and for the basic educa
In 2015, the Population Council in conjunction with UNFPA conducted a study that drew on data from the 2013–14 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey and the 2010 Census of Population and Housing to identify where adolescent pregnancy is most likely to occur in Zambia.
This presentation, held at the 2017 Family Planning Summit in London, focuses on the education sector response to unintended pregnancy in Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The study aimed to assess the acceptability and feasibility of two proposed solutions for strengthening the content and delivery of in-school sexual and reproductive health programmes in Ghana. The study was conducted in Nima, a suburb of Accra.
El Ministerio de Educación de la Nación, a través del Programa Nacional de Educación Sexual Integral, pone en marcha un proyecto específico para trabajar sobre la disminución del embarazo no intencional en la adolescencia y el cumplimiento de los derechos sexuales y derechos reproductivos que for
De acuerdo a estimaciones de las Naciones Unidas, dos tercios de los nacimientos de hijos/as de madres adolescentes (15 a 19 años) de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ocurren en los países del Cono Sur.
This new toolkit aims to support young people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia who are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection and are facing widespread stigma, discrimination and violence.
The study explores the role and contribution of education in developing a localized and relevant HIV/AIDS prevention strategy through a multi-voiced approach, involving the educational institutions, as well as the traditional leaders, community-members, including parents.
Methods: The HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Status of Young People in Swaziland analysis were prepared in stages: desk review and analysis, consultations/interview meetings with key stakeholders, data analysis and compilation of the report.Results and discussion: Early sexual debut, high adol
This report presents the results of a mapping of programmes and partnerships that seek to prevent and mitigate the effects of child marriage in East and Southern Africa.