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Subject: Reproductive health > Adolescent health

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Impact of a Comprehensive Youth Reproductive Health Intervention Among Vocational Students in Shanghai

These documents report on a study to evaluate the impact of life-planning skills training, peer education, and youth-friendly services on the sexual and reproductive health knowledge and attitudes of vocational school students in China. A full report is provided in English, with summaries in both English and Chinese.

Publication date: July 2005

Region: Asia

Impact of an Improved Policy Environment on Youth Reproductive Health Programming in Shanghai

This document summarizes the results of a study conducted to assess the impact of the China Youth Reproductive Health (YRH) Project on the adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) policy environment in Shanghai, China and examines how ASRH policies affect YRH. Of special interest were the processes governing policy-making and implementation, the challenges that arose during project implementation and the changes that were necessary to address these challenges in Shanghai

Publication date: 2006

Region: Asia

Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health

This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes work on the Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project (KARHP), a multi-sectoral approach to addressing adolescent reproductive health and HIV prevention in two districts in Western Province.

Publication date: July 2006

Region: Africa

Integrating Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming Into Vocational Education and Training in Zanzibar: AYA's Advocacy for Policy Formation and Support for Pilot Implementation

This case study describes PATH's work in Zanzibar with the African Youth Alliance (AYA). AYA played a crucial role in ensuring that adolescent sexual and reproductive health concerns be included in the government?s national vocational education and training (VET) policy. AYA staff members also provided ongoing technical and financial support to the country?s government, nongovernmental organizations, and its private sector facilitating the pilot integration of a Life Planning Skills curriculum into VET centres. In doing so, AYA staff built local capacity and set the stage for scaling-up and institutionalizing youth-focused policy implementation, to ultimately ensure a broad, positive, and sustainable impact on the lives of Zanzibari youth.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Interactions Between Menstrual Hygiene Management and Sanitation Systems: Landscape Analysis of Menstrual Hygiene Products and a Waste-Loading Model

This poster, presented at the 2013 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy on October 14–18, 2013, provides an overview of PATH's research in South Africa and India on the impact of menstrual hygiene products and practices on multiple sanitation systems and the impact of the sanitation systems on the menstrual hygiene management experiences, product choices, and practices of women and adolescent girls.

Author: Wilmouth R, Muller N, Truyens C, Hoppenjans L, Sommer M, Adelman S, Hoffmann V

Publication date: October 2013

Region: Global

Investing in Youth as Project and Community Leaders to Improve Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: AYA and Ghetto Artists Productions of Francistown, Botswana

This case study describes the African Youth Alliance's support of Botswana's Ghetto Artists Productions (GAP). In 2001, program staff selected GAP as a member of the partnership; and after project design and budget negotiations, GAP began work to reach young people in and around Francistown.GAP has contributed to positive behavior change among young people in the Francistown area and has had a larger impact in the community, proving to political leaders, religious leaders, headmasters, teachers, and parents that young people can play a significant leadership role in positive community change, and that their contribution is key to improving sexual and reproductive health, including the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Publication date: 2005

Region: Africa

Let's Get Ready for Departure: Life-Planning Skills Training Among Migrant Youth From Peixian Couny, Jiangsu Province

This case study briefly documents the process of conducting a vocational school–based training course in life-planning skills for rural, young migrants from Peixian County, Jiangsu Province, China, and shares the lessons learned from this intervention as well as the possibility and necessity of expanding the program.

Publication date: July 2005

Region: Asia

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Botswana Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Botswana face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Ghana Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Ghana face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Tanzania Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Tanzania face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life Planning Skills: A Curriculum for Young People in Africa, Uganda Version

This curriculum is designed to help youth in Uganda face the challenges of growing up. The set includes a facilitator’s manual and a workbook for participants. The curriculum provides activities that facilitators can use to help young people gain information about themselves and their sexuality (including preventing pregnancy and avoiding sexually transmitted infections and HIV); learn about preparing for the world of work; better understand their feelings about growing up, gender roles, risk taking, sexual behavior, and friendship; and practice making decisions, setting goals, communicating clearly, negotiating for their own health, and not giving into negative peer pressure. The facilitator's manual is available as one large file or as four smaller files for easier downloading.

Publication date: 2003

Region: Africa

Life-Planning Skills Training: Experiences from a School-Based Program

Beijing was one of 14 China Youth Reproductive Health project sites. This case study describes the collaborative efforts of the Beijing Family Planning Association and the department of education in various schools. It also summarizes the lessons learned from the school-based training course in life-planning skills.

Publication date: July 2005

Region: Asia

Making Marriage Safer

This is one of a series of fact sheets that describe PATH's current and past work in Kenya. The fact sheets focus on specific projects as well as unique approaches that cut across projects. This fact sheet describes work to bring awareness to the risks associated with early marriage, promote couples voluntary counseling and testing, and empower girls.

Publication date: July 2006

Region: Africa

Menstrual Hygiene Management in Communal Sanitation Facilities: Recommendations to eThekwini Municipality

This presentation, given at the 36th Water, Engineering and Development Centre International Conference in Nakuru, Kenya, July 1–5, 2013, provides an overview of PATH's findings and recommendations regarding waste management practices and perceptions in communal sanitation facilities.

Author: Wilmouth R, Truyens C, Buckley C, Turnberg W, Daniell W

Publication date: July 2013

Region: Africa

Menstrual Management and Sanitation Systems: Findings From Two Case Studies in South Africa and India

A forthcoming PATH report, Menstrual Management and Sanitation Systems, includes the appendices found here. Appendix 2 is a landscape analysis of menstrual hygiene products available in South Africa and India and their attributes, presented in table format; Appendix 4 presents qualitative data from hybrid sanitary pad research in India; and Appendix 8 offers key lessons regarding menstrual hygiene and sanitation systems educational messaging for women, sanitation workers, and country- and community-level decision-makers.

Publication date: August 2013

Region: Global

New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies

The Caucus on New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies is a community of practice established under the auspices of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, for which PATH serves as Secretariat. Caucus members developed this series of peer-reviewed briefs on underused reproductive health technologies. Responsibility for the selection and contents of the briefs rests solely with the Caucus and does not imply endorsement of any single technology by the Coalition or its wider membership. The briefs are available in one combined file as well as separately. For more information on the Caucus, please visit http://rhsupplies.org/index.php?id=894 or contact secretariat@rhsupplies.org.

Publication date: May 2012

Region: Global

"New Generation" Models for Asia's Youth: Strengthening Networks and Building Capacity

Publication date: 2003

Region: Asia

Path to Growth: A Life-Planning Skills Training Manual

This handbook is an English translation of the Chinese manual created for the China Youth Reproductive Health Project. It includes modules for facilitators to conduct life-planning skills training for young people.

Publication date: March 2004

Region: Asia

PATH Today (Fall 1999)

Publication date: October 1999

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

PATH Today (Fall 2000)

Publication date: October 2000

Region: Global

Part of series: PATH Today

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