Entries by YPToday


#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 […]


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. [:]


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[:]