As Nigeria gets ready for a momentous election, media and political campaigns have failed to capture the lived reality of many women and girls.
A panel of experts gathered at the UN Tuesday afternoon to discuss the most effective programs to end child marriage.
The new Let Girls Learn initiative suggests the President and others are taking issues surrounding girls’ education and empowerment seriously.
Adolescents face particular health risks, especially with regards to sexuality and reproduction. Each year, 7.4 million girls have unintended pregnancies, and 3 million experience unsafe abortions. And they make up a significant portion of new infectio …
Decades of efforts to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health have shown that it is not enough to strengthen health services. A range of social, cultural, political, and economic factors have to be addressed in order to create an environment …
Not only is there a great need for programs that protect and promote adolescent sexual and reproductive health, but young people themselves should be actively participating in these efforts. They know best what their particular needs are and should be …
While the law banning child marriage is a major milestone, ending the practice requires action on multiple levels.
In his proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, President Obama has prioritized adolescent girls in a way we haven’t seen before.
Reaching youth with sexual and reproductive health services is more than just handing out condoms.
Enhancing access to sexual and reproductive health services for youth is not enough. We must also remove barriers to these services.