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June 16, 2022

Generation Equality: End Teenage Pregnancy, Involve Boys and Young Men in Sex Education

By Wendy Ngabire   At the age of six, Adoli lost her father. Her mother gave Adoli to another family as she struggled to take care of her three other children. As Adoli grew up, her adoptive family refused to

May 22, 2022

Generation Equality: Provide Universal Comprehensive Sexuality Education

By Brenda Aromorach In Uganda adolescents constitute over 9 million people, which is a quarter the population. For the majority of adolescents, life is really harsh. Poverty, coupled with HIV/AIDS; early marriages; teenage pregnancies; Gender-Based Violence, negative cultural practices and

May 17, 2022

South Sudan Sexual Abuse Cases Top 700 in 3 Months: UNMISS

Juba, More than 700 civilians in South Sudan have been abused sexually in the first quarter of this year, with the country seeing a rise in conflict-related abuse, a report by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) indicates.

April 12, 2022

Africa’s 720m Youth in Clean Energy are a Game Change

Climate change and development expert Richard Munang speaks about agriculture, Africa and coronavirus pandemic.  Africa’s youthful population is considered its biggest asset. Is the continent fully utilising this asset? Studies on wealth indicate that a skilled person is 15 times

March 18, 2022

Gender Norms Putting Girls at Greater Health, Social Risks, New Study Shows

Adolescent health interventions, which focus on youth 15 years or older, should target a much younger age group to make an impact, a new report shows. The Global Early Adolescent Study shows that around the world, young boys and girls

March 7, 2022

2020 to 2030: Decade for slaying the female ‘cut’ globally

The ten-year period from 2020 to 2030 is the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development, a decade of ambitious action to deliver the goals by 2030. The United Nations, with 75 years of global development experience, understands that meaningful development

March 1, 2022

Covid-19 Nightmare of Out-of-School Adolescent Parents in Kenya

Twelve-year-old Hafeeza Daud (not her real name) was a happy girl who loved school. In January last year, she reported back to what would ordinarily have been a long school term in a primary school in Kajiado County. Having just

February 3, 2022

No Consensus on How to Curb Teen Pregnancy

Sexual activity and pregnancy rates are high among teenagers in East African, but governments, civil society and churches are divided on how to approach the problem. Governments and faith-based organisations are largely against supplying contraceptives to the youth or legalising

January 28, 2022

Rise in Child Pregnancy Cases has Rwandan Parents, Leaders Worried

Rising numbers of early childhood pregnancies in rural areas of Rwanda have parents and local leaders are worried that this may increase the self-sustenance burden the household’s bear. A mother in Buruhikiro Sector of Nyamagabe District, Southern Province, said there