NEW YORK, 25 Nov 2019 – 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual global campaign designed to mobilise action to end gender-based violence (GBV) in all its forms. The campaign runs from 25 November to 10 December. School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is defined as ‘acts or threats of sexual, physical, or psychological […]

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Preparing Teachers to Close the Knowledge and Skills Gap in Sexuality Education

[:en]A regional meeting was held this week to focus on teacher training in comprehensive sexuality education in Eastern and Southern Africa.[:]
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Sexuality Education for Youth – Key in Preventing the Spread of HIV in Zambia

[:en]Sexuality education and the provision of services for adolescents and young people are at the heart of a recently launched national program, implemented by the Government of Zambia and supported by UNESCO.[:]
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Ensuring Impact: Creating Standard Monitoring and Evaluation for Education's Response to HIV and AIDS

[:en]We know education is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS across Eastern and Southern Africa – but how do we measure its impact?[:]
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First Lady of Malawi joins High Level Group on ESA Commitment

[:en]The First Lady of Malawi, Madame Gertrude Mutharika, became the latest member to join the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Commitment’s High-Level Group. Madame Mutharika joins the High-Level Group, composed of prominent leaders from the Eastern and Southern Africa region who oversee the implementation of the ESA commitment.[:]
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Zambia's call to action on Child marriage

[:en]Child marriage remains a prevalent issue across the country of Zambia. According to the 2007 Zambia Demographic and Health Survey, on average, 42 percent of girls will be married before their 18th birthday. In early July 2014, a symposium was organized to share progress, successes, and challenges for the movement to end child marriage.[:]
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Collaboration and support from Germany on ESA Commitment

[:en]Support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (GIZ) to the ESA Commitment continues.[:]