While sexuality education can support children and young people with disabilities in their sexual development and contribute to their wellbeing, challenges to its provision exist.
Case Studies & Research
The global demands for greater understanding of the challenges menstruating school girls face and the associated potential risks and consequences are growing.
The 2015 Kenya National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy recognized the importance of addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs for achieving the country’s development goals.
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.
Health-promoting schools have been associated with improvements in the health status of students globally. This study is a secondary analysis study assessing Iranian HPSs.
The purpose of this review is to critically analyse the extant research and help readers understand the ways the school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) can contribute towards youth development and urge policymakers to implement nationwide good-quality, scientific, culturally relevan
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).
Comme la plupart des pays, les racines de l’éducation sexuelle en Côte d’Ivoire remontent aux années 1990s et à des projets initiaux sur l’enseignement des aptitudes/compétences à la vie courante et sur la population.
Au Sénégal, il n’existe aucune restriction légale à l’accès des jeunes à la contraception et à d’autres services de santé élémentaires, tels que les tests de grossesse et d’IST, sauf la nécessité d’avoir au moins 15 ans pour consentir au test du VIH.