Category : Technical Coordination Group

Reaching 3,000 communities in Eastern and Southern African with sexual and reproductive health information

A community plays a significant role in a young person’s life. Whether the community consists of family, a church or school– they are a source of comfort and support; help shape a young person’s...

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Youth Led Accountability: Our crucial role as young people in the ESA commitment

Written by: Patrick Mwesigye, AfriYAN ESA Vice President About 100 plus vibrant, energetic and enthusiastic young people from across the African continent, gathered at the ICASA 2015 Youth...

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Through the eyes of young people: Meet our guest bloggers!

We're excited to host young guest bloggers to the Young People Today site! What better time to launch these guest bloggers than during the largest AIDS conference in Africa? You will follow their exp...

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5 recommendations to address young women and girls’ vulnerability to AIDS

Today on December 1st, we mark World Aids Day. Every year this day is aimed at raising awareness around HIV and AIDS. Young people age 10-24 are especially vulnerable to the HIV epidemic ...

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Sensitization and Capacity Building on Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Parents and Religious Leaders

HIV and AIDS knowledge among young people in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) remains low – below 40%. In order to target these issues effectively, UNESCO, INERELA+ and Save the Children came toget...

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Common Myths about Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Evidence has shown that comprehensive sexuality education that is scientifically accurate, culturally and age-appropriate, gender-sensitive and life skill-based can provide young people with the knowl...

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Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child: ESA Commitment to support girls’ rights

Every girl has the right to be empowered to make safe and healthy decisions about their own lives. On October 11, we mark an important day in the year - International Day of the Girl Child. Young g...

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UNESCO celebrates 2 years of progress: reaching millions of Young People with Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Young people remain at the forefront of the AIDS response across Eastern and Southern Africa. Although they are vulnerable to infection, they also have the opportunity to change the discourse of HIV/A...

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Wonderful to have young reporters asking their questions to our high level panelists today at @UNESCO #UNESCO dialogue hosted by South Africa's Dept of Basic #Education on scaling up #comprehensivesexualityeducation #CSE #CSENOW #YouthSRHNow Children's Radio Foundation #SaveTheChildren

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Group photo of some following today's UNESCO High Level Policy Dialogue on #comprehensivesexualityeducation hosted by the Department of Basic Education in South Africa ! #ESACommitment #YouthSRHNow #CSENow #sexualityeducation #knowledgeispower

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‪#UNESCO Regional Director of #EastAfrica Ann Therese Ndong-Jatta & #Sweden Education Minister Gustav #Fridolin on SAFMNews Channel 404 this morning talking about the urgent need for govts to commit to #comprehensivesexualityeducation #CSE #CSENow #YouthSRHNow‬

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