Evidence for gender responsive actions to prevent and manage adolescent pregnancy: Young people’s health as a whole-of-society response

Date de parution
juillet 2011
Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) [World Health Organization (WHO)]
Evidence for gender responsive actions to prevent and manage adolescent pregnancy
Langue: Anglais
pdf, 7110 Ko, 26 pages

[Preuve d'actions sensibles à la sexospécificité afin de prévenir et de gérer la grossesse d'adolescente: Santé des jeunes – une intervention pansociétale]

The WHO Regional Office for Europe supports Member States in improving adolescent health by recommending comprehensive, multisectoral and evidence-informed adolescent health approaches; by delineating the critical contribution of the health sector; by fostering actions towards reducing inequalities; and by addressing gender as a key determinant of adolescent health. This publication aims to support this work in the framework of the European strategy for child and adolescent health and development, and is part of the WHO Regional Office for Europe contribution to the development of a new policy framework for Europe, Health 2020, for which the WHO Regional Office for Europe has been mandated by the 53 Member States.

The publication summarizes current knowledge on what works in preventing and managing adolescent pregnancy. It gives examples of effective interventions and good practices and explains the impact of gender norms, values and discrimination on the health of adolescents relevant the prevention and management of adolescent pregnancy, giving readers a deeper understanding of the gender dimension of actions listed.

  • Dernière modification le 28-09-2015