2017

HEEADSS rapid questionnaire

A psychosocial interview guide for young people aged 10-24 years, with questions on home, education, employment, activities, substance use, and reproductive health.…

Child marriage and HIV: An information sheet

This brief highlights why the links between child marriage and HIV must be addressed. It recommends further research, targeting and prioritising adolescent girls in…

Capacity and consent: Empowering adolescents to exercise their reproductive rights

This publication outlines the barriers adolescents face in realizing their sexual and reproductive health and rights, discusses recent critical developments in the…

Commission on Narcotic Drugs Resolution 60/8

This high-level resolution promotes measures to prevent HIV and other blood-borne diseases associated with the use of drugs, and increasing financing for the global…

CSE and me: Experiences of youth advocates in restrictive environments

A follow-up to "We Demand More!", this guide shares the experiences of CSE advocates working in restrictive or conservative environments, and provides further tips…

We demand more! A sexuality education advocacy handbook for young people

A handbook for young people who want to improve the sexuality education that is provided in their school, town or country. It includes background information and…

sexual learning

The three phases of sexual learning - 1) being primed for sex, 2) making sense of sex, and 3) having sexual experiences - interact to shape adolescents' sexual lives…

values

Findings from a rapidly expanding evidence base suggest that the majority of populations most likely to benefit from PrEP feel positively towards it. These same…

Sexual risk-taking among HIV-positive adolescents and youth is high, with inconclusive evidence on potential determinants. Few known studies test secondary HIV-…

parent youth

Some research has shown that parent–youth communication can reduce youth’s at-risk sexual behaviors. This is a systematic review of the literature on parent–youth…

agency

Transactional sex is embedded in adolescent romantic relationships, but certain aspects make young women particularly vulnerable to HIV. This is especially true in…

interventions

There are mixed findings about the effectiveness of psychosocial BCI targeting adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Some studies portray intervention effectiveness and…