Since 2010, UNESCO and UN partners have been supporting the efforts of governments in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to change the narrative for adolescents and young people through Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)…

The Government of Ghana and UNESCO to Launch a Programme to scale up Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Over 20 Ministers of Education and of Health will meet in Accra to officially launch a programme that will support delivery of good quality comprehensive sexuality education...

UNESCO Signs Grant Agreement with the David and Lucille Packard Foundation for Regional Campaign to Reduce Early and Unintended Pregnancy

Harare, Zimbabwe – The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has granted a sum of $100,000 towards UNESCO’s efforts to reduce Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP) in the East and Southern Africa region. The grant will allow for the EUP campaign…
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UNESCO launches the Early and Unintended Pregnancy Campaign

UNESCO launched a campaign to reduce Early and Unintended Pregnancy (EUP) in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) on 20th June 2018 during the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Ministers of Education Meeting in Durban, South Africa. The…
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20 ESA countries meet to review progress on the landmark ESA Commitment on Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Youth SRH Services

Government officials from ministries of education and health from 20 countries in the Eastern and Southern Africa met from 18 and 19 June 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa to review the East and Southern Africa (ESA) Commitment progress. The meeting…
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Four Countries in ESA Region to Pilot Connect-With-Respect-Tool on ending SRGBV

40 Master Trainers from Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania, as well as national partner, regional and global organisations,  have been involved in a workshop to adapt and pilot the Connect-With-Respect-Tool...
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Zimbabwe launches the much anticipated School Health Policy

Zimbabwe launched its School Health Policy on 11th June 2018 in Harare as a strategic means to promote positive health determinants while preventing and mitigating health risks among learners. Jointly developed by the Ministries of Health…