Commitment title:

Reproductive health education for adolescents and young people

Commitment description:

Integrate a module on reproductive health into school curricula (middle school and high school), develop and implement a family life education programme involving parents, adolescents, religious and traditional leaders, and integrate a module on adolescent reproductive health into the curricula of health and medical schools.

Modes of engagement:
  • Policy and guidance
    Assurer l'intégration des modules sur l'éducation à la santé sexuelle dans les programmes de l'enseignement secondaire.
  • Programmatic action
    Introduire un module sur la santé reproductive dans les programmes scolaires (collège et lycée)
Commitment to be actioned in: Mauritania
Submitted from: Mauritania
Submitted by
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(4) Access for all adolescents and youth, especially girls, to comprehensive and age-responsive information, education and adolescent-friendly comprehensive, quality and timely services to be able to make free and informed decisions and choices about their sexuality and reproductive lives, to adequately protect themselves from unintended pregnancies, all forms of sexual and  gender-based violence and harmful practices, sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, to facilitate a safe transition into adulthood.