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UNFPA’s intervention improves adolescent sexual and reproductive rights
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UNFPA’s intervention improves adolescent sexual and reproductive rights

The implementation of adolescent empowerment programme by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) across some selected regions in Ghana has led to improvement in adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights knowledge among youth. Mr Francis Takyi-Koranteng, the Upper East Regional Director of the National Youth Authority (NYA) who made the disclosure in Bolgatanga said the intervention through education and other youth activities led to more youth particularly girls becoming more assertive of their rights. This, he said, had reduced sexual and gender based violence especially against girls, while more girls preferred education and acquisition of vocational skills to early sex and child marriages. The National Youth Authority in collaboration with government of Ghana th...
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