Entries by YPToday

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Expanded Eastern and Southern Africa Technical Coordination Group set to meet in Johannesburg

[:en]In a bid to strengthen and effectively implement the 2013 Ministerial Commitment on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), and Adolescent and youth-friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) services in Eastern and Southern African (ESA), the Technical Coordination Group (TCG) is set to meet in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 17th to 19th May 2017 to discuss progress, challenges and priority areas to meet the Commitment’s 2020 targets[:]

Parliamentarians throw their weight behind the ESA Commitment

[:en]Members of Parliament from Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) came together in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 16 – 17 November, to discuss the landmark 2013 ESA Commitment; which saw 20 ESA countries committing to scaling-up comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for young people.[:]

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Let’s Step Up and Deliver – Sexuality Education and Services for Young People!

[:en]Ministers from the region reaffirmed the ESA Commitment during a 2-year progress meeting at the 2016 International AIDS Conference. This reaffirmation was expressed in the ministerial call to action aptly titled Lets Step Up and Deliver! A Ministerial Call to Action for accelerating the delivery of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA)[:]

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Sexuality Education: Who is Responsible? #IGDUg16 is on!

[:en]On 29th October, Reach a Hand Uganda, will be holding its third annual Intergenerational dialogue. This year’s theme is: Sexuality Education: Who is Responsible? RAHU will is going to engage government, parents, teachers, religious leaders, civil society and young people as we find out who the right person to deliver sexuality education.[:]

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Being a Young Person

[:en]UNESCO screened a new video at the 18-July Eastern and Southern Africa Commitment Progress Review Meeting, on the side-lines of this year’s International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. The video, ‘Being a Young Person’, looks at the challenges young people face as they navigate the journey to adulthood, and outlines how comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), can make this journey easier, more certain and healthier.[:]