Entries by YPToday

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Introducing Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future #O3Campaign

The UNESCO/Swedish funded project, “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future” was officially launched in Paris, France on 3rd November 2017 at an event that also commemorated UNESCO and Sweden’s partnership in supporting positive health, gender and education outcomes for adolescents and young people in sub-Saharan Africa. The launch, which took place during the 39th session […]

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#YouthSRHNOW Campaign to Mobilise Youth Engagement on the ESA Commitment to Launch on 7 November 2017

#YouthSRHNOW is a social media campaign to mobilise youth engagement in promoting action on commitments made by 20 East and Southern Africa countries in the ESA Commitment (2013), which calls for access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Youth Friendly Health Services for young people in the region. The campaign will run throughout November and much […]

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Radio programme on Comprehensive Sexuality Education in South Sudan

[:en] The media remains central in informing, educating and entertaining communities. In South Sudan, UNESCO and Smile Again Africa Development Organization (SAADO) are co-sponsoring a radio talk show on Comprehensive Sexuality Education titled Wanasa Dukuri aired every Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. on Eye Radio station. Wanasa Dukuri, meaning Straight Talk in Arabic, intends to create […]

5 year comprehensive sexuality education project set for review

[:en]UNESCO Regional HIV and Health Team for Eastern and Southern Africa (RTESA) and the Swedish Regional Team on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (RTSRHR) will meet from the 27th to the 30th of June 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa to review a UNESCO led project that has been supported by Sweden since 2013.[:]

Zambia hosts Ugandan delegation on Sexuality Education exchange visit

[:en]The Zambia Ministry of General Education hosted a 14 member Ugandan delegation for an exchange visit on sexuality education from 29th May to 2nd June 2017. The visit, which represented a rare opportunity for south-to-south learning, allowed Uganda and Zambia to learn from each other’s experiences on scaling up comprehensive sexuality education.[:]

Domestic resourcing key in sustaining the Eastern and Southern Africa Ministerial Commitment

[:en]Partners who attended the Expanded Technical Coordination Group (TCG) meeting on the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Ministerial Commitment on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and Adolescent and Youth-friendly Sexual Reproductive Health Services held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 17-18 May 2017 called for strategic resource mobilization to sustain implementation of the Commitment. [:]