Preventing Early and Unintended Pregnancies Amongst Young Women in Africa
Turning Dialogues into Action
Date: 26 September 2018
Time: 1:00p.m. UK/ 2:00p.m southern Africa/ 3:00p.m. east Africa
Co-hosted by RIATT-ESA and Save the Children Sweden Regional Hub
Adolescent pregnancy has been persistently high in sub-Saharan Africa, driven by poverty, lack of information and education, poor access to SRH services, cultural norms, peer pressure, sexual coercion and abuse. Adolescent pregnancies places women and girls at a greater disadvantage, jeopardizing their opportunities and health.
This webinar series explores the findings of the research and examines the implications for programmes and advocacy. Starting a dialogue that aims to inspire action in the promotion of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights for all women and girls in Africa.
Moderated by: Ms Sara Lindblom, Save the Children Sweden and Miss Bontle Mofokeng a youth advocate from South Africa,
Presenter: Remmy Shawa, HIV and Health Education Officer for Eastern and Southern Africa at UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA)- Presenting the UNESCO Situation Analysis on Early and Unintended Pregnancies in Eastern and Southern Africa
Presenter: Nakai Godfrey Nengomasha, ASRH programmes manager – Presenting SAfAIDS Rushinga ASRHR Project
Presenter: Halima Lila from Hope centre for Children, Girls and Women in Tanzania- Presenting the SRHR programmes in Tanzania
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