Youth

Zambia:Taboo surrounding abortion leads to death

Zambia:Taboo surrounding abortion leads to death

 By: Dorothy Chisi YVONNE Mwanza (25) now, discovered she was pregnant at 16 in her first month in her final grade. Both Yvonne and her boyfriend were not ready as they were still pursuing their education in the same grade. Yvonne explained that knowing he family she was coming from, she would be told to […]

September 2, 2019 Themes: Health | Human Rights | Reproductive health | Young Women | Youth Programs: Health | News

Zim: Time to re-think policy on contraceptives for Youth

Zim: Time to re-think policy on contraceptives for Youth

By: Thandeka Moyo Nkazimulo* struggles to calm the baby strapped on her back as she makes her way to Tshitshi Clinic located 17 kilometres from her home in Mangwe, Plumtree. Along the way she passes through her former school, Tshitshi Secondary where she spent a few months doing Form One before authorities asked her to […]

July 31, 2019 Themes: Health | Reproductive health | Youth Programs: Advocacy | Health

Zim: Umguza RDC unveils mobile sexual health bus

Zim: Umguza RDC unveils mobile sexual health bus

BY NQOBANI NDLOVU UMGUZA Rural District Council (RDC) has unveiled a novel mobile bus campaign to conduct sexual reproductive and health rights (SRHR) education targeting young people in the district to, among others, reduce child pregnancies. Under the mobile bus campaign, Umguza RDC officials traverse the whole district conducting SRHR education amid indications that the […]

July 31, 2019 Themes: Education | Youth Programs: Centres of Excellence | News

Seychelles: Addressing teenage pregnancies

Seychelles: Addressing teenage pregnancies

By Laura Pillay Addressing teenage pregnancies through Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and making contraception available to teenagers The rate of teenage pregnancies in the Republic of Seychelles, has increased steadily over the years. Despite the inclusion of sexuality education in the school curriculum under the Personal, Social and Citizenship Education (PSE) programme, the small island […]

July 17, 2019 Themes: Unemployment | Young Women | Youth Programs: News

Botswana: Kgalalelo Gambule BOCAIP

After identifying teenage pregnancy as an area of great concern within the Okavango District, Ms Gambule working for BOCAIP Gumare, implemented a behaviour change programme to address this. The objectives of the programme are to promote behavioural change and practices for prevention of new infections and to contribute in reduction of teenage pregnancy cases from […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Youth Programs: Protocol @ work

Western Cape: Restorative Justice: Eradicate Generational GBV

Name of good practice Western Cape: Restorative Justice: Eradicate Generational GBV Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement The project focus on male juvenile delinquents that is current detained at Horizon Youth Centre on criminal charges, who are fathers. […]

South Africa:Survivors our pride

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) South Africa:Survivors our pride Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement The centre was officially opened in November 2005.Registered as an NPO in March 2010.Provides psychosocial […]

South Africa: HIV/AIDS

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) South Africa: HIV/AIDS Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement

South Africa Kwakwati CHBC

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) South Africa Kwakwati CHBC Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement Brief summary of the project Diphuthantsheng drop centre is a non profit organization oparating at […]

South Africa: Sexual and Reproductive Health HIV/AIDS

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) South Africa: Sexual and Reproductive Health HIV/AIDS Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement Matzikama Municipality (Gender Office) inconjuction with GCIS, Depth. Health (Ambulance Service) SAPS, […]