This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged 10-19 years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a peri-urban area near the capital city of Abuja.
Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, the government in 1999 unexpectedly approved sexuality education policy.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of young people’s lives, including their schooling, livelihoods and gender relations, as well as their access to youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.
Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support country implementation – recommended that “every school should be a health promoting school”. This is in line with the redefinition of school health.
The expansion of school-based sexuality education in most countries has taken place with a strong focus on conveying information about sexual and reproductive health.
We developed and validated a measure that assesses the latent construct of sexual and reproductive empowerment among adolescents and young adults.
The research in hand is the first effort of its kind in Pakistan that assesses the needs and gaps vis-à-vis the sexual and reproductive health and rights of the citizens, especially the overwhelming population of the country's young people.
This review provides an update to the 2015 report highlighting the current status of young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and examines key SRHR priorities in Asia and the Pacific to support informed policy, programming and advocacy.
This Minimum guidelines for WASH in ECD learning centres aims to ensure cost-effective, appropriate and safe WASH services, including facilities, for children aged 3-6 years in the three levels of ECD learning centres in Rwanda - Model ECD Centres, cost-effective ECD Centres and Home-based ECD Ce
Since March 2014 the Canadian Government has been funding the project ‘WASH in Schools for Girls: Advocacy and Capacity Building for MHM through WASH in Schools Programmes’.