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Toolkit “Children and Adolescents' Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights”: Activities Guide for adolescents age 14-17

'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 that aims 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 English version of the toolkit in Arabic on “Children and Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights" [ Module [1]. It 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;
  • 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: - Information Guide to aid the facilitator; - Activities Guide for children age 10-13; - Activities Guide for adolescents age 14-17; - Activities Guide for parents: - Activities Guide for service providers Every guide is divided into 4 interdependent units: Unit One: Introduction to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights; Unit Two: Puberty – Our Growing Bodies; Unit Three: Personal Hygiene; Unit Four: Puberty – Psychosocial changes and life skills.

Published 2012-05-31

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