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So Many Young Girls In Kenya Are Getting Pregnant

So Many Young Girls In Kenya Are Getting Pregnant

The rate of early unintended pregnancy in Kenya is shockingly high. About one in five girls between the ages of 15 and 19 have begun having children. It’s worse in some areas than others. For instance, the rate is as high as two in five in Narok and Homa Bay counties. Most of these pregnancies are unplanned and unintended. […]

Sex Education In Schools

Sex Education In Schools

Growing up, the closest most of us came to learning anything that looked like sex education in school was reproductive system in biology class. It took that long, meaning we had to have been in secondary school before we fully understood anything about the human reproductive system and even then, it was all rigid, some […]

Kenya Supports Reproductive Health Education

Kenya Supports Reproductive Health Education

The County Government of Murang’a has supported reproductive health education for minors. Health CEC Joseph Mbai told the Nation on phone that: “What we are opposed to is minors being given free access to contraceptives and abortion services since that is tantamount to giving them a free licence to promiscuity.” He said such education must […]

U.S. Raps Global Health Summit Over Abortion, Sex Education

U.S. Raps Global Health Summit Over Abortion, Sex Education

Ten countries – including the United States, Brazil and Egypt – criticised a global conference on sexual and reproductive health on Thursday, saying it promoted abortion and sex education. Heads of state, financial institutions and donors were among the 9,500 delegates in Nairobi this week to address maternal mortality, violence against women and voluntary family […]

Thai Model Launches Picture Books To Confront Sex Education Taboos

Thai Model Launches Picture Books To Confront Sex Education Taboos

Although Thailand is one of the most liberal countries in Asia, sex education focuses on basic biology and anatomy, leaving many unclear about the risks. A Thai model who has spoken out about sexual harassment said on Tuesday that she will publish a series of children’s books to teach young people about sex in a […]

Combating Taboos Associated With Menstrual Hygiene

Combating Taboos Associated With Menstrual Hygiene

May 28, is world Menstrual Hygiene Day, it is dedicated to raising awareness and combating taboos associated with menstrual hygiene with the goal of enabling women and girls to achieve their full potential. Half of the world’s population by virtue of being female will at some point in their reproductive life have periods. It’s a […]

Menstrual Awareness Education Targets Boys As World Marks Menstrual Hygiene Day Today

Menstrual Awareness Education Targets Boys As World Marks Menstrual Hygiene Day Today

Teachers in basic schools have been advised to include boys in menstrual hygiene education so they (boys) are able to support their female friends during their menstrual cycle. According to Nana Ama Adutwumwaa, founder of Touching the Lives of Girls Foundation (TLGF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that focuses on promoting menstrual hygiene, including men and […]

The Urgency Need For A Revolutionised Sex Education

The Urgency Need For A Revolutionised Sex Education

Fatima, who was 14, sat opposite me. There was a defiance to her body language, yet a vulnerability that made me want to tell her it was okay to cry. She was telling me how, in the course of the past year, she had dropped out of the school theatre club, no longer had any […]

What Do You Know About Pleasure?

What Do You Know About Pleasure?

How many books have you read on business?  On personal growth? Chances are – many. Now, how many books have your read on sex? Not as many? You’re not alone. If you’ve ever read Napoleon Hill’s Classic Think and Grow Rich, then you are familiar with the importance of your sexuality in awakening latent genius. […]

Namibia: First Lady Calls For Sexual Education In Schools

Namibia: First Lady Calls For Sexual Education In Schools

First Lady Monica Geingos has called on schools to include sexual education in their curriculum and to empower young women about their sexual rights. Geingos said this here on Friday during the closing ceremony of the three-day Eastern and Southern Africa regional consultation event on HIV Prevention and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Adolescent […]

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