Commitment title:

Government of Namibia commits to reduce teenage pregnancies by 30% by the year 2025.

Commitment description:

The national adolescent pregnancy rate is 19 per cent, with regional rates as high as 38.9 per cent. Commitment will be achieved by supporting programmes that address the needs of adolescents and youth, mainly 1) promoting access to youth-friendly SRH services through evidence-based result oriented interventions, 2) strengthening institutional capacity to deliver quality CSE, 3) fostering asset-building and employability and 4) supporting adolescents and youth leadership and participation

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Capacity development of systems, institutional and individual levels to strengthen provision of quality integrated adolescent friendly SRH services, comprehensive sexuality education, coupled with asset building and employability targeting adolescent
Commitment to be actioned in: Namibia
Submitted from: Namibia
Submitted by
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(2) Zero unmet need for family planning information and services, and universal availability of quality, affordable and safe modern contraceptives.