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The A3 Project is working with youth-serving organizations in Rwanda to improve the sexual and reproductive health of very young adolescents through an interactive curriculum, GrowUp Smart, which also engages parents and teachers in supporting conversation and learning among youth. This approach seeks to improve not only individual level outcomes but family, school, and community level outcomes. GrowUp […]

Training | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness | Gender Equality

[Originally posted on the Young Lives blog here] We are all familiar with the age-old adage “knowledge is power,” but it rings especially true for very young adolescents (VYAs) as they enter the period of intense physical, emotional and social change that is puberty.

Blog | A3 Project | GREAT Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness

The A3 Project is working with youth-serving organizations in Rwanda to improve the sexual and reproductive health of very young adolescents through an interactive curriculum, GrowUp Smart, which also engages parents and teachers in supporting conversation and learning among youth. This approach seeks to improve not only individual level outcomes but family, school, and community […]

Training | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness | Gender Equality

Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Maternal Child and Community Health Unit, and three youth serving organizations under the Expanding Family Planning Access, Availability and Awareness (A3) Project tested GrowUp Smart, a multi-component puberty and fertility awareness intervention for very young adolescents ages 10-14 years, and their parents […]

Report | A3 Project | Adolescents | Family Planning | Fertility Awareness

Georgetown University’s Institute for Reproductive Health, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Maternal Child and Community Health Unit, and three youth serving organizations under the Expanding Family Planning Access, Availability and Awareness (A3) Project tested GrowUp Smart, a multi-component puberty and fertility awareness intervention for very young adolescents ages 10-14 years, and their parents […]

Report | A3 Project | Adolescents | Family Planning | Fertility Awareness

The A3 Project is working with youth-serving organizations in Rwanda to improve the sexual and reproductive health of very young adolescents through an interactive curriculum, GrowUp Smart, which also engages parents and teachers in supporting conversation and learning among youth. This approach seeks to improve not only individual level outcomes but family, school, and community level outcomes. GrowUp […]

Training | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness

We are all familiar with the age-old adage “knowledge is power,” but it rings especially true for very young adolescents (VYAs) as they enter puberty, a period of intense physical, emotional and social change. For youth in this age group of 10-14 years, providing accurate, clear and timely information about how their bodies are changing […]

Blog | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness | Gender Equality

The A3 Project is working with youth-serving organizations in Rwanda to improve the sexual and reproductive health of very young adolescents through an interactive curriculum, GrowUp Smart, which also engages parents and teachers in supporting conversation and learning among youth. This approach seeks to improve not only individual level outcomes but family, school, and community level […]

Training | A3 Project | Adolescents | Fertility Awareness

If you’re trying to reach women in Nairobi with a family planning app, what’s the easiest, cheapest, and best way to do it? For the CycleBeads® Android app, developed by Cycle Technologies, it could be social media, a local NGO called AfriAfya or old fashioned word-of-mouth. The app enables a woman to use the Standard […]

Blog | A3 Project | Mobilizing technology for reproductive health | Family Planning

Over 40% of girls in Rwanda miss school regularly due to a lack of sanitary pads or inappropriate sanitary facilities. And while there are a number of initiatives out there trying to address this issue, many treat menstruation as an isolated event. The focus is exclusively on managing monthly bleeding.

Blog | A3 Project | Fertility Awareness | Adolescents | Gender Equality