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Teenage childbearing and educational attainment in South Africa
I.M. Timaeus; T.A. Moultrie / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2012
Teenage childbearing and attainment at school in South Africa are investigated using nationally-representative data from the National Income Dynamics Study. The analysis focuses on the outcomes by 2010 of a panel of 673 childless youn...
A community-­driven approach to reducing teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone: midline evaluation brief
Save the Children Fund 2014
Preliminary evidence from a 2009 global evidence review suggested that community-based child protection mechanisms are likely to be more effective and sustainable if they are linked with formal aspects of the child protection system. ...
Every last girl: free to live, free to learn, free from harm
Save the Children Fund 2016
More than 700 million women in the world today were married before their 18th birthday and one in three of those women was married before age 15. Child marriage can trigger a cycle of disadvantage across every part of a girl’s li...
Meeting the need, fulfilling the promise: youth and long-acting reversible contraceptives
N. Yinger / Population Reference Bureau 2016
The highest proportion of young people today - 89 percent - live in developing countries. In some sub-Saharan African countries, where fertility remains high, we can expect growing cohorts of children and youth, unless fertili...
Interlinkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health
Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women 2016
Reviewing the Nepalese government's climate change policy showed that the government do not have any policies addressing the linkages between climate change and sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR). There are separate policies...
Cost of abortions in Zambia: A comparison of safe abortion and post abortion care
Divya Parmar; Tiziana Leone; Ernestina Coast; Susan Murray; Eleanor Hukin; Bellington Vwalika / Global Public Health 2015
Unsafe abortion is a significant but preventable cause of maternal mortality. Although induced abortion has been legal in Zambia since 1972, many women still face logistical, financial, social, and legal obstacles to access safe abort...
Pregnancy termination trajectories in Zambia
Ernestina Coast; Susan Murray / International Union for the Scientific Study of Population 2014
Unsafe abortion is a significant, but preventable cause of maternal mortality in Zambia. The authors compared the trajectories of women seeking safe abortion with those receiving care following unsafe abortion. They interviewed women ...
Wize Up - Your Decision Your Life Booklet
Lusweti Institute for Health Development Communication 2016
This booklet was produced as part of the Wize up, Your Decision Your Life campaign in Swaziland, which challenges young people to take control of their health and start thinking and talking about their sexual and reproductive health a...
Audience reception and evaluation study for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR ) Communication Program in Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Soul Beat 2014
Soul City is coordinating the implementation of a program on sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) among youths and key populations in Southern Africa. The component focusing on key populations namely female sex workers...
ZAZI: a participatory programme on Sexual and Reproductive Health for women and girls - a toolkit for facilitators
Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa 2016
This toolkit has been developed by the ZAZI campaign for use by peer educators, community outreach workers, faith-based organisations, and traditional health practitioners to help facilitate participatory discussions on sexual and rep...
 
 

A scientific diagram of the circulatory system, painted on a wall in Dubangat Momicha government-run secondary school, in Ethiopia. The mural indicates the main arteries and veins of the heart.

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