A forgotten group during humanitarian crises: a systematic review of sexual and reproductive health interventions for young people including adolescents in humanitarian settings

Posted on December 12, 2019 at 11:44 am

Background Young people including adolescents face barriers to healthcare and increased risk of poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH), which are exacerbated in humanitarian settings. Our systematic review assessed the evidence on SRH interventions for young people including adolescents in ...

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Interactive Webinar: strengthening your CSE programme by addressing gender and power

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Interactive webinar Did you know Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is five times more likely to be successful in preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) when it pays explicit attention to the topics of gender and power? Rutgers acknowledges ...

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Factsheet: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs in Emergencies

Posted on October 24, 2019 at 1:17 pm

About This factsheet, titled “Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs in Emergencies” which has been developed by IAWG provides key statistics and information on the needs and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) risks facing adolescents in emergency settings. In addition, ...

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Access to Sexual and Reproductive Services and Youth Friendly Services Among Young Rural People in Khammouane Province, Lao Pdr

Posted on April 3, 2019 at 9:43 am

For many youth around the world, and especially unmarried young women and those marginalised by ethnicity or other markers of inequality, the right to reproductive health remains elusive. The objective of this study was to examine the access youth from ...

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Guidance on ethical considerations in planning and reviewing research studies on sexual and reproductive health in adolescents

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 12:02 pm

This document is intended to address commonly occurring situations and challenges that one faces in carrying out research with adolescents (people aged 10–19 years), the majority of whom are deemed not to have reached the recognized age of majority in ...

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SPEEK: effect evaluation of a Ghanaian school-based and peer-led sexual education programme

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Abstract In sub-Saharan Africa, theory and evidenced-based interventions that are systematically designed and using sound evaluation methods to report on effectiveness are limited. A sex education programme called SPEEK was developed, implemented and evaluated in Ghana using the Intervention Mapping ...

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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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New quality of care standards to save lives and improve the health of children and young adolescents

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 8:38 am

On 24 April, WHO launched Standards for improving quality of care for children and young adolescents in health facilities, in Entebbe, Uganda, in a meeting organized by the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (Quality ...

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Where Schools Fit Into Youth-Friendly Health Services

Posted on March 14, 2018 at 11:10 am

Project Ignite is reaching more Mozambican girls with sexual health services today than ever before. Across the Republic of Mozambique, three in four unmarried sexually active adolescent girls do not use contraception—a lack of access that drives two in five girls to ...

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Capacity and Consent: Empowering Adolescents to Exercise their Reproductive Rights.

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 1:24 pm

With adolescents and youth constituting a quarter of the global population – for a total of 1.8 billion people – it has never been more critical that their human rights be fully recognized and realized within global arenas and at ...

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