Strong grant writing skills are essential to securing funding for many organizations, especially those organizations that are just getting started or may not be well known to donors. Join us as we review the art of grant writing and next steps after winning a grant in this webinar series for youth-led organizations.
The Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abba Tukur on Sunday advocated for a law to make secondary education a mandatory requirement for marriage in Nigeria.
Tukur made the call in Jalingo when officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) led 100 youths they trained on “Safe and Quality Education for Every Child” to his palace on a courtesy visit.
The Chief noted that when enacted, such a law would help in no small measure in tackling child marriage which was inimical to women’s health in the country.
This guide intended to lead program managers, planners, and decision-makers through a strategic process to identify the most effective and efficient investments for improving the sexual and reproductive health of young people.
This guide is intended to lead program managers, planners, and decision-makers through a strategic process to identify effective investments for engaging men in efforts to improve sexual and reproductive health.
Building on reviews of male engagement strategies for family planning, the guide provides illustrated steps to help identify relevant gaps and issues and offers programming approaches to consider. The guide includes examples of high impact practices (HIPs) in social and behavior change and service delivery that can be designed to foster male engagement.
Economic empowerment is the ability to make and act on decisions that involve the control over and allocation of financial resources. Women’s influence over financial decisions is associated with increased use of preventive health services by children and women, including use of modern contraceptive methods.
Dans le monde entier, la plupart des femmes débutent leur vie sexuelle entre 15 et 19 ans et ont des difficultés à obtenir des services et des informations leur permettant de se prémunir des grossesses non désirées et des infections sexuellement transmissibles, notamment le VIH (Bankole et Singh, 2003 ; UNFPA, 2014 ; Wellings et al., 2006) Alors que la population mondiale âgée de 15 à 19 ans continue à croître jusqu’à s’élever aujourd’hui à plus de 600 millions d’individus, les pays font face à une demande accrue en matière de services de contraception et d’informations concernant les besoi
Four Kenyan counties have, for the first time, established multi-agency government task forces with action plans to address their high teenage pregnancy rates. The action plans commit to leverage resources for, address policy barriers to, and enhance efficiency in providing contraceptive information and services for young people aged 10 to 19. As of June 2019, the action plans are officially approved, and implementation is underway.
From Jennifer Pope, Senior Director, Family Planning and Reproductive Health, PSI:
"PSI committed to reaching 10 million users under the age of 25 with modern contraception by 2020. As of Dec. 2018, we’ve reached 14 million young people, and counting, with a contraceptive method, two years ahead of schedule.
In short, our pledge catapulted a movement at PSI.
Two budding entrepreneurs at Tufts University were recently awarded $15,000 for their proposal to improve health for female Bangladeshi garment workers. The annual Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition gives faculty, students, alumni and staff the chance to win cash and temporary office spacefor a business idea they pitch. Earlier this month, the competition announced it would divvy up $150,000 in prizes among winners in three categories.
Listening to the voices of young adolescents, the Global Early Adolescent Study seeks to improve health outcomes by understanding gender norms.