A regional meeting was held this week to focus on teacher training in comprehensive sexuality education in Eastern and Southern Africa. Countries included in the meetings: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, DRC, Ethiopia, Ken...More
Sexuality education and the provision of services for adolescents and young people are at the heart of a recently launched national programme, implemented by the Government of Zambia and supported by UNESCO. The programme, launched in April 2014, ...More
We know education is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS across Eastern and Southern Africa – but how do we measure its impact? Last week, August 4-5, 2014, UNESCO and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat hosted a...More
Many young people in Eastern and Southern Africa lack basic knowledge of and access to crucial sexual and reproductive heath information and services, including issues related to HIV and pregnancy prevention.
Enter Young People Today: an initiative, supported by the United Nations, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the East African Community (EAC) and Civil Society Organizations to improve the health and wellbeing of young people in the region.WATCH THE VIDEO >
Teach young people about methods for preventing HIV, STIs and unintended pregnancy as well as skills that help them explore their own values, goals and options.
High quality, widely available health care that includes affordability, convenience and standardized services.
With a strong commitment from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the East African Community (EAC), Ministers of Health and Education from 21 countries have committed to keep young people's sexual and reproductive health information and services at the forefront of their national agendas.
One of the biggest issues is the gap that hasn’t been bridged between the knowledge and the laws that are out there that supports sexual and reproductive rights. There are policies there but how are they being implemented and directed to young people?Watch Phindile's Video >