School-Based Sexuality Education in Tanzania: A Reflection on the Benefits of a Peer-Led Edutainment Approach

Posted on July 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

School-based sexuality education in Tanzania often does not meet learners’ needs. This paper reflects on the findings of a study that compared two secondary school-based sexuality education programmes: the Dance4Life sexuality education edutainment approach implemented by Restless Development, a non-governmental ...

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From ‘consent football’ to ‘pin the organ on the body’: sex education around the world

Posted on April 30, 2019 at 3:13 pm

Adults have long been squeamish over talking to children about sex. We have a history of complicated and conflicting attitudes: sex has been seen as simultaneously joyous and desirable (so long as it is between a young couple after marriage ...

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#IDECIDE4MYSELF -Research Report

Posted on March 29, 2019 at 10:06 am

This explorative and quantitative study, commissioned by Dance4Life and executed by Avance Impact, explores the connection between empowerment, relationships and sexuality among nearly 2,500 young people in four countries from different continents. Unprotected sex is the greatest health risk facing ...

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Funding for Abstinence-Only Education and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: Does State Ideology Affect Outcomes?

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 1:32 pm

The aim of this article is to examine the relationship between adolescent pregnancy–prevention and sexuality and abstinence-only education funding and adolescent birthrates over time. Also, to determine whether state ideology plays a moderating role on adolescent reproductive health, that is, ...

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It’s my body

Posted on November 13, 2018 at 10:02 am

Education material for children with an intellectual disability or neurological disorder. To this training module belongs: an assessment, a workbook for students, a puppet family (from Rutgers WPF), human growth posters (male/female), pictogram booklet and the storybooks of Joya & ...

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Global Health Science and Practice Journal, Volume 6, Issue 3

Posted on October 9, 2018 at 4:44 pm

September 2018 | Volume 6 | Number 3 How can countries end preventable maternal mortality? Which single question can help you gain insight into the client experience in sexual and reproductive health clinics? Can caregivers and CHWs correctly use mid-upper ...

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Educating Girls, The Only Road To Achieve the SDGs

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 4:25 pm

More girls in rural Bihar, India are going to school after mini-grid-powered household lights give mothers and children two extra hours of evening work and study time. Experts say that when girls receive prolonged education this reduces HIV prevalence, child ...

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Society reaps the benefits when women enjoy better health care

Posted on July 16, 2018 at 3:43 pm

Weak political commitment, inadequate resources and persistent discrimination against women and girls: these are just some reasons that many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health and rights. This is borne out by figures. Each year ...

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Uganda’s new sex education framework will do more harm than good

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 11:41 am

Uganda has launched its first ever guideline on sex education. The National Sexuality Education Framework 2018 aims to provide a formal, national direction for sex education within Uganda’s schools, ensuring that all programmes adhere to the same approach. The problem ...

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YOUNG WOMEN DESERVE CHOICES FOR THEIR MENSTRUAL HYGIENE

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 4:29 pm

While the topic of menstruation is gaining traction and attention across the globe, data on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) practices and consumers’ preferences are scarce: PSI aimed to bring its unique knowledge and experience of health markets to help improve ...

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