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New report from Malawi: Sex education plays essential role in protecting youth from unintended pregnancy and HIV

December 17, 2007 • Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, Daily Email Recap

A new report from Malawi shows that comprehensive sex education plays an essential role in protecting young people from unintended pregnancy and HIV. The report is based on data from a 2004 nationally representative survey of 4,031 adolescents aged 12-19. Additionally, it draws on findings from 102 in-depth interviews and 11 focus group discussions with adolescents from both urban and rural areas.

For full report, visit:

http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/2007/12/10/PNG_Malawi.pdf


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