The Standard Operating Procedure for the Prevention, Containment and Management of COVID-19 in Schools and School Communities provides guidelines for all administrators on the approved steps that must be taken to prevent the spread of, and manage cases of COVID-19 within the basic education secto
UNFPA-ESARO contracted with an independent consultant to review the existing literature relating to adolescent rites of passage and initiation ceremonies in four countries in Southern Africa (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa and Zambia), to assess the impacts of these rites on young people in those
This guidance note describes the dominant adolescent rites of passage and initiation ceremonies in four countries in the Southern African region (Malawi, Eswatini, South Africa and Zambia).
Adolescent and young mothers are a priority population for UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa, including those who are affected by HIV.
Safeguard Young People (SYP), UNFPA ESARO’s flagship youth programme, has been implemented by UNFPA and its national and regional partners in eight Southern African countries since November 2013.
The situational analysis presents the latest data on the magnitude of Early and unintended pregnancy (EUP) and the impact on girls’ education in the ESA region.
The Safeguard Young People Programme has been implemented by UNFPA and its regional and national partners since November 2013 in eight Southern African countries.
Childhood obesity is of increasing concern in many parts of Africa. The authors conducted a systematic search and review of published literature on behavioural childhood obesity prevention interventions.
According to WHO 2012 estimates, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) was responsible for 842 000 annual deaths from diarrhoea and 15% of the Global Burden of Disease in Disability- Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).