REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

NTHIANO AND FATINATO: Scale up sex education among youths

Little progress has been made in the form of policies and frameworks, which hardly get implemented

In Summary

•A major challenge has been to reconcile rights-based approaches to providing information and services to adolescents.

•Education-sector policies have largely promoted HIV education and focused on abstinence, resulting in a limited scope of topics offered in school.

In 2013, Kenya was among the 20 countries which endorsed a declaration committing to scale up comprehensive rights-based sex education beginning in primary school.

There was also sexual ...

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