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For three weeks ending in October, vaccine caravans spread out across Mozambique with a mission: Giving adolescents ages 12 to 17 the opportunity to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
In Malawi, 42 percent of girls are married before their 18th birthday. With the help of CCP, that is slowly changing.
Akiya Akhter, married as a teen, was able to postpone having a baby until she was 20. Aproma Marma, after losing her first child to malnutrition when elders insisted that she eat and sleep less during pregnancy, now has a healthy two-year-old. Mahbuba Siddiqua changed
“It may seem that it is only the adolescent girls are the victims of child marriage,” CCP’s Faisal Mahmud says. “But in reality, child marriage brings worse consequences to the family and to the whole nation.”
In Malawi, young boys from about 5 to 15 are less likely than their family members to sleep with an insecticide-treated bed net designed to protect them from mosquitoes carrying the parasite that causes malaria.
With most schools in the Philippines closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 and distance learning challenged by a number of factors, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs-led Breakthrough ACTION project is working with the government to get children ready
Ugandans between the ages of 18 and 29 say their access to services such as family planning and maternal and child health has been limited by the pandemic, according to a CCP survey.
Facing a teen pregnancy crisis in the Philippines, CCP and partners have launched a social media campaign for parents of teens to help them talk about love, sex and relationships.
Food choices made by kids in India improved after they played a mobile game where avatars fight robots that represent unhealthy foods, new research suggests. CCP”s Uttara Bharath Kumar helped conduct the research.
Teen pregnancy is a huge issue in Zambia. Breakthrough ACTION is working to help adolescents access modern contraception and to improve their trust in health care providers.
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