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In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. Unless we start addressing the structural and multidimensional inequalities within our societies, we will never attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all.

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This Regional Strategic Guidance is intended to highlight their particular barriers and bring together recommendations to help ensure, in keeping with the Sustainable Development Goals, that “no one is left behind” in efforts to improve outcomes for young people in the region.

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A multi-year initiative (2014-2017) to improve and scale up youth-friendly health services and enhance quality of care for young people is being conducted by UNFPA ESARO and the IPPF Africa Regional Office.

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This report outlines the results of a study undertaken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to evaluate EmONC infrastructure in the country.

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This report highlights the results of a study carried out to assess Malawi’s potential for harnessing the demographic dividend and the policy options that are required.

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This report explains and contextualizes the status of 10-year-old girls in the DRC by outlining their current health and educational needs, their presence in the child labour market, and the DRC’s current child protection measures. The report also includes policy and programming recommendations to improve the health and standard of living of 10-year-old girls.

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Calls have been made to link sexual and repro­ductive health (SRH) at all levels. This study is a response to this global call. It aims to assist with the formulation of indicators and targets for Botswana’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights (SRHR) and HIV Linkages National Programme.

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This study seeks to formulate and field test a flexible cross-border supply chain solution for the 6 East African Community (EAC) countries (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). It is envisaged that this will allow commodities to cross borders to increase responsiveness and reduce stock-outs, without requiring major changes to the exist­ing supply chain management (SCM) systems in the six countries.

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This desk review sought to examine the methods of task shifting used in the East and Southern Africa region, to design more effective programmes that better meet the contraception needs of all women in the region and achieve universal health coverage.

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This study reviews the laws, policies and related frameworks in 23 countries in East and Southern Africa that create either impediments to, or an enabling environment for, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHR). The assessment resulted in the development of a harmonized regional legal framework, which translates international and regional legal provisions into useful strategies.

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