Realizing Demographic Dividend in Africa: the Critical Importance of Adolescents and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
The objectives of the conference are:
- Identify promising/best practices on adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive health with a focus on effective responses to youth vulnerabilities.
- Facilitate knowledge management and programming to enhance adolescents and youth agency.
- Enhance adolescents and youth policies and programmes in regional and global development agendas.
- Propose actions to promote adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights in the implementation of the ICPD Beyond 2014, the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Agenda 2063.
The conference will deliberate on Sexual and Reproductive Health of adolescents and youth sub-types including early, middle and late adolescents, adolescents and youth living with HIV, in conflict situations, and living with disabilities and will also focus on vulnerable, excluded and marginalized populations, sexuality education, youth-friendly services, forced/early marriage, adolescent motherhood, abortions, gender-based violence as well as maternal morbidity and mortality.
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