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Date: 04/30/2018
Source: Evidence Project
Type: Data
Of the women in the world today, approximately 250,000,000 were married before the age of 15, and another approximately 450,000,000 were married between the ages of 15 and 18 (United Nations Children’s Fund 2014). Though child marriage is declining globally, it is estimated that over 100 million girls under age 18 will be married in the next decade (UNICEF 2015). Risk for child marriage varies,...
Date: 11/07/2017
Despite robust evidence regarding long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) low failure rates, immediate return to fertility and safety, LARC uptake among youth is low. We evaluated the effect on contraceptive uptake of training youth-friendly service providers to counsel and provide all contraceptive methods including LARCs in the same unit. A convenience purposive sampling technique was used...
Date: 10/31/2017
Source: Evidence2Action
Type: Case Studies
To help address the unmet demand for contraception among Ethiopian youth, E2A, in collaboration with the Integrated Family Health Program Plus (IFHP+), tested a model that strengthened family planning service delivery at youth-friendly service sites by readying the sites to provide adolescents and youth full contraceptive choice including long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs). The study...
Date: 10/04/2017
Source: The Evidence Project
Type: Case Studies , Data
To meet the unique sexual and reproductive health needs of its large adolescent and youth population, Ethiopia’s government has expanded and institutionalized youth-friendly services (YFS) at all levels of the health system. To help inform and improve these efforts, the Evidence Project, in collaboration with USAID/Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health, conducted a study on...
Date: 10/04/2017
Source: The Evidence Project
Type: Govt. Strategies, Plans, and Documents
Married young women and girls are the primary users of youth-centered sexual and reproductive health services in Ethiopia and, given the health risks associated with early and closely-spaced pregnancies, represent an especially important population to reach with SRH services. This brief looks specifically at the needs and preferences for family planning and reproductive health services among...
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