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Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum
Journal Article | Jan 2016
In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into crosscurricular subjects located ...
Senegal, young people, comprehensive sexuality education, school sex education, scale-up
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Young people between the ages of 10 and 19 make up 23% of Pakistan’s population. In Pakistan, young people face many challenges in terms of sexual ...
young people, life skills, sexual and reproductive health, scale-up, Pakistan
Journal Article | Dec 2017
We read with interest the article by the GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators1 (Sept 16, p 1423), which presents a comprehensive analysis of the potential ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
CMI Brief | May 2019
Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) ...
Poland, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Project | May - Jul 2018
Norway has provided financial support to the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) since 2007. The Norwegian Embassy (in the current phase) provides support ...
Civil society, health, development aid, Nepal
Project | May 2014 - Apr 2018
Sexual and reproductive rights are lightening-rods of controversy in most societies. Political polarization has been particularly pronounced with regard ...
sexual rights, reproductive rights, right to health, lawfare, legal mobilization, abortion, homosexuality, gay rights, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Uruguay, South Africa, Uganda, India, Philippines, Nepal, Australia, USA, Germany, Poland, Norway
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
Book | Jan 2019
Norway tops international indexes on children’s rights but continues to attract criticism for its level of compliance with the Convention of the ...
Children's rights, Human rights
Project | Aug 2014 - Dec 2022
This project aims to measure the effect of economic support and community dialogue on early child-bearing rates in rural Zambia. Adolescent pregnancies ...
Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose
Sudan Report | Sep 2017
Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, ...
child marriage, girls, marriage, education, freedom, ARUSS, Sudan, Red Sea State
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
Entrevistas a las victimas de violencia sexual Violencia Sexual: un problema de seguridad
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
Egyptian women were crucial to the movement that overthrew Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 revolution. However, both in the revolutionary ...
Revolution, Arab spring, sexual assault, Egypt
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
Journal Article | May 2016
Over the past few decades political processes recognizing and broadening sexual and reproductive rights have produced a reaction from conservative sectors ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Sexual violence: The case of eastern Congo Ingrid Samset The peace in between. Post-war violence an
gender and conflict, sexual violence, postwar violence, peacebuilding, DR Congo
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered ...
Adolescent pregnancy, beliefs, social norms, sexual and reproductive health, Zambia, Zambia