UNESCO in partnership with World Council churches, Save the Children, UNFPA and Inerela organized a regional training of trainers for Religious Leaders on CSE and SRHR services for adolescents and young people from the 25th June to the 27th of June in Johannesburg South Africa. The training was attended by Religious leaders from the SADC […]

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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…
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Young People Speaking Out on Discrimination

  Many of the young people who take part in youth groups like the Youth for Gender Norms Transformation (Y4GT) are eloquent in speaking about to HIV and gender-based violence, but for 16 year-old Somvubu High School student Nomdumo…
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UNESCO Tanzania Launches Anti-FGM Campaign in 5 Regions

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - UNESCO is supporting the organization of a one-month anti-FGM campaign in selected districts within the five regions with high prevalence namely Manyara, Dodoma, Arusha, Mara and Singida. The campaign is organized with…
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Memorandum of Understanding on The Right to Health for the Education Sector Campaign signed by South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan - The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MOGEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for The Right to Health for the Education Sector Campaign with South Sudan HIV/AIDS…
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UNESCO to support efforts on ending GBV in schools

UNESCO and the Ministry of Education & Training of the Kingdom of Swaziland organized a 4-day workshop from 6 to 9 March 2018, where about 45 education sector officials from Government, UN and civil society from 8 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa...