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INERELA+,Save the Children Sweden,UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Developed as a tool for religious leaders, this handbook assists the reader in understanding and addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights issues among children and adolescents. After a pilot session in Lusaka, Zambia, in November 2017 at a regional workshop, participating Christian and Muslim religious leaders subsequently recommended its broader use.
The main aim of developing the handbook is to assist religious leaders and parents to provide effective sexual and reproductive health guidance to children and adolescents. Religious leaders are strategically placed to support adolescents because they are unanimously regarded as authority figures. Scriptures from both the Bible and the Quran were used to clarify the major themes discussed in this handbook. This handbook has two purposes:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights