Section 1Bringing people together
for reproductive freedom
Section 2Pathways to health,
safety and gender equality
Section 3Recommendations to
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Over 8000 adolescent girls and boys were able to build crucial life skills through relationship and sexuality education received from trained peers, teachers, health mediators or community workers.
This is leading to important changes in their attitudes towards sensitive topics such as gender norms and stereotypes. In response to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, our partners in Serbia and Romania innovated to start providing relationship and sexuality education online.
Vital dialogue has been successfully opened up in the communities more broadly about gender equality and the risks of early marriage and teenage motherhood, using theatre-based workshops as well as debates, discussions and information sessions.
In some cases, these activities have led to fathers and older men in the community changing their opinions, for example by realising the importance of allowing their daughters the freedom to make their own choices.Read testimonials