India has made significant strides towards recognizing sexual rights over the past decade, but cultural, policy, and social challenges continue to limit progress. Child marriage persists, even though it is illegal. Some 47 percent of the nation’s 20–2 …
Measuring the impact of comprehensive sexuality education programs can be tricky. A recent meeting explored new and innovative ways.
Holly Gordon, creator of Girl Rising, spoke about the film and its impact in communities worldwide at a Leadership Council Luncheon, with IWHC President Françoise Girard, on April 21, 2015.
Damaris trained generations of passionate advocates for young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Enhancing access to sexual and reproductive health services for youth is not enough. We must also remove barriers to these services.
Twenty years ago, countries agreed that providing comprehensive sexuality education was critical to the well-being and development of adolescents. But progress on this commitment is far from fulfilled.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) empowers young people, protects human rights, and addresses gender norms and gender equality. This kind of empowerment approach—which enables girls and other marginalized young people to see themselves as equals …
In a special supplement, experts review the body of evidence on effective programs for adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
The world’s youth still face many of the same obstacles that prevent them from leading healthy lives that they did 20 years ago.
Today, the current population of young people between the ages of 10-24 alive today is 1.8 billion. They comprise the largest global youth population in human history. Securing the health and rights of young people is essential to securing the health a …