News on Comprehensive sexuality education

9 Marzo 2015
Casi la mitad de la población guatemalteca es indígena y más de 20 grupos mayas viven en áreas aisladas con acceso limitado a servicios básicos.
ORGANIZACIÓN DE LAS NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York/CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA, Guatemala – “Sabemos que cuando invertimos en la juventud, especialmente en las niñas adolescentes, estamos haciendo una de las inversiones más... Read more
24 Febrero 2015
Youth activist Benaiah Nari, in Papua New Guinea, helps his peers make safe and   respectful sexual and reproductive health choices. © UNFPA Pacific
FIJI/PORT MORESBY – Benaiah Nari grew up amid poverty and ethnic clashes in Papua New Guinea, a country where sexual violence, sexually transmitted infections and adolescent pregnancy are rife. After watching his peers... Read more
26 Enero 2015
señala Viviana Palacios, de 26 años de edad, líder comunitaria juvenil colombiana.
VILLAVICENCIO, Colombia – ”Tenía 14 años cuando mi familia huyó”, comenta Viviana, de 26 años de edad. “Llegamos a una nueva ciudad donde pensábamos que podríamos vivir en paz, pero allí también había grupos armados.”... Read more
28 Enero 2015
Young activists perform in a flash mob at a rock concert in Viet Nam, part of a series of flash mobs   taking place around the country to raise awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues. © UNFPA   Viet Nam
HA NOI, Viet Nam – Nearly 3,000 students from 30 universities took part in flash mobs across Viet Nam to raise awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues. The activists converged on the grounds of a popular... Read more
16 Enero 2015
Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina speaks to Geração Biz youth activists at a meeting in Maputo.
MAPUTO, Mozambique – Young people in Mozambique face stiff challenges in accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services, but the efforts of youth activists and peer educators are making a difference.... Read more
24 Septiembre 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Gender equality and the rights of young people are essential requirements for delivering quality education to all, said heads of state, leading education advocates and United Nations... Read more
3 Octubre 2014
FIJI, South Pacific – When Bobby Shing’s grandmother died in 2001, it was a turning point. The musician from Aneityum, one of the most remote islands of Vanuatu, was just a child at the time, but he had already fallen... Read more
16 Mayo 2014
ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire – Faced with alarming numbers of adolescent pregnancies, the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, with support from UNFPA, the United Nations Fund for Population, launched a national campaign to educate... Read more
28 Abril 2014
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Hundreds of parliamentarians, dignitaries and policymakers from around the world gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, from 23 to 25 April to reaffirm their support for women’s and adolescents’ human... Read more
8 Abril 2014
Midwives are Key to Fewer Maternal Deaths
UNITED NATIONS, New York – At a side event of the 47th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development, leaders and experts highlighted the key role of midwifery in drastically decreasing maternal... Read more