Report of the symposium Sexual and Reproductive Health in Fragile Environments – KIT

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 11:44 am

Over half of all maternal, newborn and child deaths occur in around 50 countries categorized as fragile states. Fragile states have some of the worst health statistics in the world, especially with regard to the health of women and children. ...

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SRH of young people in Asia and the Pacific – UNFPA

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 10:44 am

This wide-ranging report reviews the status of young people’s sexual and reproductive health in 32 countries across Asia and the Pacific — focusing on the impact of existing policies and programmes, and showcasing best practices in the region.While progress has ...

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Girlhood, Not Motherhood – UNFPA

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 3:17 am

When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Pregnancy before a girl is physically, developmentally and socially ready jeopardizes her right to a safe, successful transition into adulthood. This publication presents strategic ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:07 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, launched at the UN General Assembly in 2015. ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 4:40 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, launched at the UN General Assembly in 2015. ...

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Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 10:30 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI:10.1080/14681811.2015.1123148 Abstract In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into cross-curricular subjects located within the national curriculum of primary and secondary schools. We conducted a literature ...

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“We Want to Learn About Good Love” Findings from a Qualitative Study Assessing the Links Between Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 2:42 am

This study was commissioned by Plan UK, assesses the extent to which Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) can have an impact on reducing violence against women and girls, and looks at examples of best practice. It also shares recommendations to civil ...

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Policy brief: Sexuality education – what is it?

Posted on November 27, 2015 at 11:32 am

Sex Education, DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1100599 This policy brief developed by the European Expert Group on Sexuality Education provides an overview of key issues in sexuality education. It focuses primarily on sexuality education in Europe and Central Asia but is also relevant ...

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Lessons learned from a decade implementing Comprehensive Sexuality Education in resource poor settings: The World Starts With Me

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 11:24 am

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning. DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2015.1111203 Abstract: Today, more than half of the world population is under the age of 25 years and one in four is under age 18. The urgency of expanding access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) notably ...

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