The CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition (VGFSyN) were endorsed at CFS 47 in February 2021.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is a curriculum-based process of teaching and learning about the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social aspects of sexuality.
The current generation of adolescents is the largest ever, with 1.2 billion people aged 10-19 years worldwide. They are at risk of inheriting a world blighted by climate change and scarred by covid-19.
The following inventory aims to provide a repository of UN agencies core work in the area of school nutrition. A more comprehensive catalogue of tools and resources can be found in the school nutrition library. This inventory was developed in 2020 and is intended as a first edition.
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.
The aim of this commentary is to highlight sub-Saharan Africa’s CSE curriculum adaptation and implementation challenges and recommend areas for improvement.
Background: The youths in Zambia have limited access to information concerning Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and this puts them at risk of unwanted pregnancies.
This white paper on the current state, principles of effectiveness and challenges of school-based food and nutrition education for low- and middle-income countries, with recommendations for action, is the first of its kind.