Thursday, January 10, 2008

Youth InfoNet No. 41 – December 2007

Youth InfoNet (No. 41) is a monthly electronic newsletter focusing on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention. This issue features summaries of presentations on youth from the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights [], held 29-31 October 2007, in Hyderabad, India.

The projects summarized are from more than 20 countries, nearly all in Asia and the Pacific region. Topics include (the following are links to PDF files):

Sexual Behaviour among the Young: Risk and Protective Factors

Sexual and Reproductive Rights Issues: Specific Concern for Young People

Special Needs of Married Young People: Addressing Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Risks

Successful Approaches in Scaling Up Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Programmes for Young People

Peer-led Interventions: Evidence beyond Pilots

Bridging the Generation Gap: Reconstructing Attitudes towards Young People’s Sexuality

Understanding Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Pre-adolescents

Young People in Difficult Situations: Ensuring their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Promoting Sex Education for School and Out-of-school Children

Back issues of Youth InfoNet are available on the Family Health International Web site