De 2010 à 2013, le projet « Défi jeunes » a eu comme ambition de contribuer à l’amélioration de la santé sexuelle et de la procréation des adolescentes en situation de vulnérabilité.
Le présent Plan stratégique sante des adolescents et des jeunes 2015-2020 est un document sectoriel du Burkina Faso à portée nationale qui a pour objectif principal de réduire la mortalité et les morbidités chez les adolescents et les jeunes du Burkina Faso d’ici 2020.
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’.
Around the world, learning levels remain low and therefore a priority area for improvement. A key barrier to participation and learning in school is student health, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
This report includes a review of policies and strategies on child marriage, adolescent and sexual health (including adolescent pregnancy strategies that often integrate child marriage issues); other health policies and strategies that have an impact on adolescents and youth (such as reproductive
This study aims to address two core questions: 1. To identify core drivers of child marriage and adolescent pregnancy in West and Central Africa; 2. To assess the levels, trends and relationships between child marriage and adolescent pregnancy in the region.
This paper uses a prospective randomized trial to assess the impact of two school feeding schemes on health and education outcomes for children from low-income households in northern rural Burkina Faso.
Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth.
This position paper presents several strong arguments about why it is imperative to address child marriage and adolescent pregnancy, if we want to succeed in harnessing the demographic dividend in West and Central Africa.
Girls are subject to child marriage, female genital mutilation and limited education and as such, are denied equality of opportunities.