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  1. Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage: An Updated Review of U.S. Policies and Programs and Their Impact, John S. Santelli et al., 61 Journal of Adolescent Health 273-80 (2017)

    This review of abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM) policies and programs in the U.S. concludes they fall short of the goal to raise sexually healthy adults. A number of reviews and meta-analyses of AOUM programs found no scientific evidence that they he ...

    admin - 9/22/2017 1:48pm

  2. Ending AIDS: Progress Towards the 90-90-90 Targets, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2017)

    This update from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) highlights progress made to achieve the 90-90-90 targets that have become the central pillar of the global quest to end the AIDS epidemic. The 90-90-90 targets refer to the goals of ...

    admin - 8/15/2017 12:23pm

  3. Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2014)

    This fact sheet from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation provides key data on adolescent sexual health, including sexual activity, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and access to sexual and reproductive health services. The informati ...

    admin - 7/18/2017 12:58pm

  4. Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents, Peter Sheehan et al., The Lancet (2017)

    This study presents findings from models estimating the benefit to cost ratio (BCR)—the average value of an intervention relative to its cost—of various interventions affecting adolescents in a number of low, lower-middle, and upper-middle income countrie ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:56am

  5. Integrated Community Strategies for Linking Youth to Adolescent Reproductive Health Services: A Case Study, Joy Sotolongo, M.S. et al., 60 Journal of Adolescent Health 45-50 (2017).

    This article describes the development and promotion of a Teen Wellness Center (TWC)—a teen-centered, full-service clinic—intended to increase teen access to contraceptive and reproductive health care. Responding to historically high rates of teen birth i ...

    admin - 6/8/2017 2:48pm

  6. A Rights-Based Approach to Sexuality Education: Conceptualization, Clarification, and Challenges, Nancy Berglas & Emily J. Ozer, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (2014)

    This article explores the scope of a rights-based approach to sexuality education. Presenting findings from in-depth interviews of U.S. and international sexuality education experts, the article defines this framework as encompassing four elements: (1) a ...

    admin - 4/6/2017 1:49pm

  7. New York State Youth Sexual Health Plan, AIDS Institute, New York Department of Health (2016)

    This strategic plan from the New York State AIDS Institute presents data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (“YRBS”) about New York youth’s sexual health behaviors and risks, and it provides ...

    admin - 9/21/2016 12:56pm

  8. 2015 Atlanta Youth Count! Homeless Youth Count and Needs Assessment, Eric R. Wright, PhD, et al., Georgia State University (2016)

    The Atlanta Youth Count and Needs Assessment (AYCNA) Final Report presents key findings on homeless, precariously housed, and runaway youth in the metro-Atlanta community. Young people aged 14-25 who did not have a permanent, stable residence and lived wi ...

    admin - 7/14/2016 10:54am

  9. Sexual Victimization Reported by Juvenile Correctional Authorities, 2007-12, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (2016)

    This special report from the Department of Justice analyzes allegations of sexual victimization of juveniles in state, local, and privately owned correctional facilities. Data comes from the Bureau of Juvenile Statistics’ Survey of Sexual Victimization. T ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:46pm

  10. Guttmacher Institute, Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services, State Policies in Brief (2016)

    This report summarizes minors’ authority to consent to contraceptive services in the United States without their parent(s)’ consent. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia allow minors to consent to contraceptive services without restrictions. Twe ...

    admin - 6/14/2016 3:45pm

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