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Save the Children
‘Protecting Adolescents from Gender Based Violence through the Promotion of their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights’ is a three-year project launched by Save the Children aimed to raise awareness and enhance protection of children and adolescents (10-17 years old) in the MENA region from gender based violence (early marriage, FGM and sexual abuse) through promoting their right to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in three target countries: Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) and Yemen. This is the Arabic version of the toolkit “Children and Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights” Module 2.
Module 2 specifically focuses on forms of Gender Based Violence such as Harmful traditional practices like Female Genital Mutilation FGM, Early Marriage and Sexually Transmitted diseases and infections. This Toolkit, as the first, targets trainers to work with 4 groups with exercises in order to: • Increase awareness of the importance of sex and reproductive education for children and adolescents by linking it to the rights of the child; • Provide the necessary knowledge for enhancing the safety and sexual and reproductive health of children and adolescents and avoid the risks that threaten their health; and • Enhance positive attitudes and sound skills relating to sexual and reproductive health among children and adolescents. The kit is designed in the form of five application guides: (1) The Information Guide, aimed to aid the facilitator; (2) The Activities Guide for children age 10-13; (3) The Activities Guide for adolescents age 14-17; (4) The Activities Guide for parents; and (5) The Activities Guide for service providers.